ELABORATION OF BODY PLAN AND PHASE CHANGE DURING DEVELOPMENT OF ACETABULARIA: How Is the Complex Architecture of a Giant Unicell Built?

@article{Mandoli1998ELABORATIONOB,
  title={ELABORATION OF BODY PLAN AND PHASE CHANGE DURING DEVELOPMENT OF ACETABULARIA: How Is the Complex Architecture of a Giant Unicell Built?},
  author={Dina F. Mandoli},
  journal={Annual review of plant physiology and plant molecular biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={49},
  pages={
          173-198
        }
}
  • D. Mandoli
  • Published 1 June 1998
  • Biology
  • Annual review of plant physiology and plant molecular biology
While uninucleate and unicellular, Acetabularia acetabulum establishes and maintains functionally and morphologically distinct body regions and executes phase changes like those in vascular plants. Centimeters tall at maturity, this species has allowed unusual experimental approaches. Amputations revealed fates of nucleate and enucleate portions from both wild type and mutants. Historically, graft chimeras between nucleate and enucleate portions suggested that morphological instructions were… 

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