Linum usitatissimum

Resiliency (Part I of II): Linum usitatissimum- a segment of flax DNA was transcribed for an 8 harness loom. The gene woven here, whose specifics can be found below, has been associated with flax’s resiliency during drought and environmental stress.  Woven in overshot, a technique used in traditional Appalachian coverlets, the structure of the gene can be visualized.

Organism: Linum usitatissimum
Transcript Name: Lus10013166 (primary)
Location: scaffold359:377647..378581 forward
Description: (1 of 10) K13464 - jasmonate ZIM domain-containing protein (JAZ)





natural & deconstructed linen
47” x 45”
2017