A Polycomb-group gene regulates homeotic gene expression in Arabidopsis

@article{Goodrich1997APG,
  title={A Polycomb-group gene regulates homeotic gene expression in Arabidopsis},
  author={Justin Goodrich and Preeya Puangsomlee and Marta L{\'o}pez Mart{\'i}n and Deborah Long and Elliot M. Meyerowitz and George Coupland},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={386},
  pages={44-51}
}
Cell fate is determined when the commitment of cells to a particular fate is autonomously maintained, irrespective of their environment. In Drosophila, fate determination is maintained through the action of the Polycomb-group and trithorax-group genes, which are required so that states of homeotic gene activity are inherited through cell division. It is shown here that the CURLY LEAF gene of Arabidopsis is necessary for stable repression of a floral homeotic gene and encodes a protein with… CONTINUE READING
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