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- n. Any plant that can accumulate large quantities of trace elements from its environment, and is often used in phytoremediation
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Continuing a thread from Revival Field: Pteris vittata, or The Chinese Ladder fern (or even simpler, the brake fern), is a highly efficient arsenic hyperaccumulator.
Now the hunt commences for a hyperaccumulator of bad architecture, a vampire plant that can suck the concrete and steel and glass out of failed buildings.
Milkwort Jelweflower is a nickel hyperaccumulator-it can take up lots of nickel from the soil, with no ill effects.
The molecular physiology of heavy metal transport in the Zn / Cd hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens Genetic variation in the vasopressin receptor 1a gene (AVPR1A) associates with pair-bonding behavior in humans Proxy-based reconstructions of hemispheric and global surface temperature variations over the past two millennia Genetic variation in the vasopressin receptor 1a gene (AVPR1A) associates with pair-bonding behavior in humans