Floral Morphogenesis: Stochastic Explorations of a Gene Network Epigenetic Landscape

@article{lvarezBuylla2008FloralMS,
  title={Floral Morphogenesis: Stochastic Explorations of a Gene Network Epigenetic Landscape},
  author={Elena R. {\'A}lvarez-Buylla and {\'A}lvaro Chaos and Maximino Aldana and Mariana Ben{\'i}tez and Yuriria Cort{\'e}s-Poza and Carlos Espinosa-Soto and Diego A. Hartas{\'a}nchez and R. Beau Lotto and David Malkin and Gerardo J. Escalera Santos and Pablo Padilla-Longoria},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2008},
  volume={3}
}
In contrast to the classical view of development as a preprogrammed and deterministic process, recent studies have demonstrated that stochastic perturbations of highly non-linear systems may underlie the emergence and stability of biological patterns. Herein, we address the question of whether noise contributes to the generation of the stereotypical temporal pattern in gene expression during flower development. We modeled the regulatory network of organ identity genes in the Arabidopsis… 

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