Carnivorous Bladderwort has More DNA than Genes

February 24, 2015 2:51 PM

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(Photo : Enrique Ibarra-Laclette, Claudia Anahí Pérez-Torres and Paulina Lozano-Sotomayor) The humped bladderwort plant is a voracious carnivore.

The carnivorous bladderwort has some mind-bending genetic material. The aquatic plant has a smaller genome than many well-known plants but more genes.

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