Rare Plant Cancers 'Shatter' Chromosomes

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Rare Plant Cancers 'Shatter' Chromosomes

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Cancer is a very unique kind of disease. Rare in plants to begin with, experts had long thought that animals were more susceptible to often-fatal cancer conditions because they exclusively experience chromothripsis, commonly called "chromosome shattering." Now, experts have found the first evidence of this phenomenon in plants - a revelation with some intriguing implications.

Ref : http://www.natureworldnews.com/biology