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Both light and developmental stimuli are directly involved in the regulation of plant gene expression. Pigment In maize, activation of the anthocyanin pathway represents an excellent model system for studying the interactions between an externa1 factor, such as light, and interna1 factors that regulate plant and seed development. By analyzing in detail the(More)
The maize seed comprises two major compartments, the embryo and the endosperm, both originating from the double fertilization event. The embryogenetic process allows the formation of a well-differentiated embryonic axis, surrounded by a single massive cotyledon, the scutellum. The mature endosperm constitutes the bulk of the seed and comprises specific(More)
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