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Plant Development

A subgroup of homeobox genes, which play an important role in the developmental processes of a variety of multicellular organisms, Hox genes have been shown to play a critical role in vertebrate pattern formation. Hox genes can be thought of as general purpose control genes-that is, they are similar in many organisms and direct the same processes in a variety of organisms, from mouse, to fly, to human.

Audience
Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics

Hardbound, 480 Pages

Published: August 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-380910-0

Contents

  • 1. Llavata Peris, Rademacher & Weijers

    Green Beginnings - Pattern Formation in the Early Plant Embryo

    2. Kami, Lorrain, Hornitschek & Fankhauser

    Light-Regulated Plant Growth and Development

    3. Bennett & Scheres

    Root Development - Two Meristems for the Price of One?

    4. Ha, Jun & Fletcher

    Shoot Apical Meristem Form and Function

    5. Kidner & Timmermans

    Signaling Sides: Adaxial-Abaxial Patterning in Leaves

     

    6. Koenig & Sinha

    Evolution of Leaf Shape: A Pattern Emerges

    7. Breuninger & Lenhard

    Control of Tissue and Organ Growth in Plants

    8. Helariutta & Scarpella

    Vascular Pattern Formation in Plants

    9. Dong & Bergmann

    Stomatal Patterning and Development

    10. Balkunde, Pesch & Hülskamp

    Trichome Patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana: From Genetic to Molecular Models

    11. Albani & Coupland

    Comparative Analysis of Flowering in Annual and Perennial Plants

    12. Nag & Jack

    Sculpting the Flower; the Role of microRNAs in Flower Fevelopment

    13. Ma & Sundaresan

    Development of Flowering Plant Gametophytes

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