FKF1 is essential for photoperiodic-specific light signalling in Arabidopsis

@article{Imaizumi2003FKF1IE,
  title={FKF1 is essential for photoperiodic-specific light signalling in Arabidopsis},
  author={Takato Imaizumi and Hien G. Tran and Trevor E. Swartz and Winslow R. Briggs and Steve A Kay},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={426},
  pages={302-306}
}
Adaptation to seasonal change is a crucial component of an organism's survival strategy. To monitor seasonal variation, organisms have developed the capacity to measure day length (photoperiodism). Day-length assessment involves the photoperiodic control of flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana, whereby the coincidence of light and high expression of CONSTANS (CO) induces the expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT), leading to flowering in long-day conditions. Although controlling CO expression is… CONTINUE READING
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