Cytokinins: activity, biosynthesis, and translocation.

@article{Sakakibara2006CytokininsAB,
  title={Cytokinins: activity, biosynthesis, and translocation.},
  author={Hitoshi Sakakibara},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={57},
  pages={
          431-49
        }
}
  • H. Sakakibara
  • Published 2 May 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of plant biology
Cytokinins (CKs) play a crucial role in various phases of plant growth and development, but the basic molecular mechanisms of their biosynthesis and signal transduction only recently became clear. The progress was achieved by identifying a series of key genes encoding enzymes and proteins controlling critical steps in biosynthesis, translocation, and signaling. Basic schemes for CK homeostasis and root/shoot communication at the whole-plant level can now be devised. This review summarizes… 
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