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Development and cell biology

Section edited by Gregory Gambetta

This section considers studies in the development and developmental processes of plants and all aspects of the biology of plant cells.

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  1. The two highly similar Arabidopsis apyrases AtAPY1 and AtAPY2 were previously shown to be involved in plant growth and development, evidently by regulating extracellular ATP signals. The subcellular localizati...

    Authors: Madlen Schiller, Carolin Massalski, Thomas Kurth and Iris Steinebrunner

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:123

    Content type: Research article

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  2. In the last decade, the moss Physcomitrella patens has emerged as a powerful plant model system, amenable for genetic manipulations not possible in any other plant. This moss is particularly well suited for plant...

    Authors: Fabienne Furt, Kyle Lemoi, Erkan Tüzel and Luis Vidali

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:70

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In recent years, imaging based, automated, non-invasive, and non-destructive high-throughput plant phenotyping platforms have become popular tools for plant biology, underpinning the field of plant phenomics. ...

    Authors: Anthony Paproki, Xavier Sirault, Scott Berry, Robert Furbank and Jurgen Fripp

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:63

    Content type: Methodology article

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  4. Imbibed seeds integrate environmental and endogenous signals to break dormancy and initiate growth under optimal conditions. Seed maturation plays an important role in determining the survival of germinating s...

    Authors: Rex S Chiu, Hardeep Nahal, Nicholas J Provart and Sonia Gazzarrini

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:15

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Auxin is an important phytohormone for fleshy fruit development, having been shown to be involved in the initial signal for fertilisation, fruit size through the control of cell division and cell expansion, an...

    Authors: Fanny Devoghalaere, Thomas Doucen, Baptiste Guitton, Jeannette Keeling, Wendy Payne, Toby John Ling, John James Ross, Ian Charles Hallett, Kularajathevan Gunaseelan, GA Dayatilake, Robert Diak, Ken C Breen, D Stuart Tustin, Evelyne Costes, David Chagné, Robert James Schaffer…

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:7

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Narciclasine (NCS) is an Amaryllidaceae alkaloid isolated from Narcissus tazetta bulbs. NCS has inhibitory effects on a broad range of biological activities and thus has various potential practical applications. ...

    Authors: Xiaofan Na, Yanfeng Hu, Kun Yue, Hongxia Lu, Pengfei Jia, Huahua Wang, Xiaomin Wang and Yurong Bi

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:184

    Content type: Research article

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  7. With the advent of high throughput genomic tools, it is now possible to undertake detailed molecular studies of individual species outside traditional model organisms. Combined with a good understanding of phy...

    Authors: Annette C Richardson, Helen L Boldingh, Peter A McAtee, Kularajathevan Gunaseelan, Zhiwei Luo, Ross G Atkinson, Karine M David, Jeremy N Burdon and Robert J Schaffer

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:182

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Single-repeat R3 MYB transcription factors (single-repeat MYBs) play important roles in controlling trichome patterning in Arabidopsis. It was proposed that single-repeat MYBs negatively regulate trichome formati...

    Authors: Lijun Gan, Kai Xia, Jin-Gui Chen and Shucai Wang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:176

    Content type: Research article

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  9. NAC domain transcription factors initiate secondary cell wall biosynthesis in Arabidopsis fibres and vessels by activating numerous transcriptional regulators and biosynthetic genes. NAC family member SND2 is an ...

    Authors: Steven G Hussey, Eshchar Mizrachi, Antanas V Spokevicius, Gerd Bossinger, Dave K Berger and Alexander A Myburg

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:173

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The Tic complex (Translocon at the inner envelope membrane of chloroplasts) mediates the translocation of nuclear encoded chloroplast proteins across the inner envelope membrane. Tic110 forms one prominent protei...

    Authors: Erika Kovács-Bogdán, J Philipp Benz, Jürgen Soll and Bettina Bölter

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:133

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Trichome patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana is governed by three types of activators, R2R3MYB, bHLH and WD40 proteins, and six R3MYB inhibitors. Among the inhibitors TRIPTYCHON (TRY) seems to fulfill a special fu...

    Authors: Martina Pesch and Martin Hülskamp

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:130

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Stromules are dynamic tubular structures emerging from the surface of plastids that are filled with stroma. Despite considerable progress in understanding the importance of certain cytoskeleton elements and mo...

    Authors: Martin Hartmut Schattat and Ralf Bernd Klösgen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:115

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Extensin deposition is considered important for the correct assembly and biophysical properties of primary cell walls, with consequences to plant resistance to pathogens, tissue morphology, cell adhesion and e...

    Authors: Cristina Silva Pereira, José ML Ribeiro, Ada D Vatulescu, Kim Findlay, Alistair J MacDougall and Phil AP Jackson

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:106

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Flower development in kiwifruit (Actinidia spp.) is initiated in the first growing season, when undifferentiated primordia are established in latent shoot buds. These primordia can differentiate into flowers in t...

    Authors: Erika Varkonyi-Gasic, Sarah M Moss, Charlotte Voogd, Rongmei Wu, Robyn H Lough, Yen-Yi Wang and Roger P Hellens

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:72

    Content type: Research article

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