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A member of the KNOTTED class of homeodomain proteins encoded by the STM gene of Arabidopsis
To the knowledge, STM is the first gene shown to mark a specific pattern element in the developing plant embryo both phenotypically and molecularly.
Alterations of Endogenous Cytokinins in Transgenic Plants Using a Chimeric Isopentenyl Transferase Gene.
The effects of the increased levels of endogenous cytokinins in non-heat-shocked transgenic plants seemed to be confined to aspects of growth rather than differentiation, since no alterations in the programmed differentiation pattern were found with increased cytokinin levels.
Molecular cloning and characterization of genes expressed in shoot apical meristems.
Transcriptional promoters from Arabidopsis clones were fused to the beta-glucuronidase (GUS) reporter gene and introduced into plants, and GUS expression was used to analyze temporal and spatial regulation of the promoters.
Advancing Crop Transformation in the Era of Genome Editing[OPEN]
The state of plant transformation is reviewed and innovations needed to enable genome editing in crops are pointed to, including a potential game-changer in crop genetics when plant transformation systems are optimized.
RNA isolation from recalcitrant plant tissue
A new RNA extraction method was developed through the combination and modification of two separate procedures and is successful when used with other recalcitrant tissues such as mature needles of white pine (Pinus strobus) and mature leaves of poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima).
Programmable Ligand Detection System in Plants through a Synthetic Signal Transduction Pathway
This work describes assembly and function of a complete synthetic signal transduction pathway in plants that links input from computationally re-designed periplasmic binding proteins to a visual response and may allow plants to serve as a simple and inexpensive means to monitor human surroundings for substances such as pollutants, explosives, or chemical agents.
Normal and Abnormal Development in the Arabidopsis Vegetative Shoot Apex.
Vegetative development in the Arabidopsis shoot apex follows both sequential and repetitive steps. Early in development, the young vegetative meristem is flat and has a rectangular shape with
Vegetative Apical Meristems.
  • J. Medford
  • Biology, Medicine
    The Plant cell
  • 1 September 1992
A fascinating aspect of plant biology is that a small cell group is the origin of shoot systems as varied as redwood trees or Arabidopsis, and how these functions are integrated within the apical meristem to produce the shoot has been the question of many studies and provides continual intrigue.
Engineering key components in a synthetic eukaryotic signal transduction pathway
It is shown that sequence conservation and cross talk can extend across kingdoms and can be exploited to produce a synthetic plant signal transduction system.
Optical coherence microscopy. A technology for rapid, in vivo, non-destructive visualization of plants and plant cells.
It is shown that light-scattering properties are the greatest in regions of the Arabidopsis shoot undergoing developmental processes, so it provides a means of continuously monitoring plants and plant cells during development and in response to exogenous stimuli.