Are magnetite and ferritin involved in plant memory?
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- Størmer, F.C. & Wielgolaski, F.E. Rev Environ Sci Biotechnol (2010) 9: 105. doi:10.1007/s11157-010-9203-x
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Various examples are given for plant memory. In plants magnetite is found in phytoferritin. This compound has the highest electrical conductivity of any cell material and it is synthezised de novo in cells. We suggest that plant memory is stored in magnetite in the core of phytoferritin.