Signal Transduction in Plants: From Reception to Response


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Where do the signals come from that kick off signal transduction?

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1. What part of the plant cell first receives the external signal from a change in the environment?

2. What is the signal pathway?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will help you to find out what you know about signal transduction in plants. For the quiz you'll have to answer questions about where these signals come from and how a change in an environment first affects a plant cell.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These individual concepts will be covered on the quiz:

  • The signal pathway
  • Where most signal pathways in a plant end up
  • What happens to a signal during induction once it reaches a certain point

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on signal transduction in plants
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where transduction signals come from
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the signal pathway and how signals move through it

Additional Learning

More information on how plant cells communicate is provided via the lesson named Signal Transduction in Plants: From Reception to Response. You'll be studying the following topics:

  • Information that plants receive from their external environment
  • Genes being transcribed with regard to plant DNA
  • Why understanding signal plant transduction is important