Leaf Development: Untangling the Spirals

Naomi Nakayama*, Cris Kuhlemeier

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

How do plants position their leaves and flowers around the stem in such regular patterns? Auxin is well established as an essential regulator. Now, the modification of a structural cell wall component is shown to have a dramatic impact.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R71-R74
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jan 2009

Keywords

  • CELL-WALL
  • AUXIN TRANSPORT
  • GENE-EXPRESSION
  • PHYLLOTAXIS
  • ARABIDOPSIS
  • DYNAMICS
  • PATTERNS
  • MERISTEM
  • MODEL

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