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Bénédicte Charrier

Bénédicte Charrier is a Research Director at the CNRS, Principal Investigator of the team Morphogenesis of Macroalgae in Roscoff Marine Station, France.

A Brown Alga That Controls Stress To Keep Its Shape

To maintain its shape and grow, a cell needs strength. While animals, whose cells are “bare,” rely mainly on their cytoskeleton, organisms like fungi, plants, and algae are constrained by the presence of an envelope, the cell wall, which can […]