meaning of Arabidopsis thaliana

Arabidopsis thaliana meaning in Medical Dictionary

A plant of the mustard family members. Arabidopsis was initial plant genome to-be sequenced, and it is a favorite device for knowing the molecular biology of many plant faculties, including flower development and light sensing. See in addition: Arabidopsis thaliana genome.

Arabidopsis thaliana meaning in General Dictionary

a small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much examined by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose full genome sequence had been explained