Molecular Basis of Cytokinin Action during Root Development

Authored by: Serena Perilli* , Laila Moubayidin* , Sabrina Sabatini

Plant Roots

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  April  2013

Print ISBN: 9781439846483
eBook ISBN: 9781439846490
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b14550-18

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Abstract

In higher plants, development of all the adult organs and structures occurs mainly postembryonically and depends on the activity of the meristems. Meristems are small, specialized regions holding a stem-cell niche (SCN), a microenvironment where extracellular signals control stem-cell division and prevent their differentiation, thus allowing continuous generation of new cells sustaining indeterminate growth throughout the plant life span.

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