How to pattern a leaf.

  title={How to pattern a leaf.},
  author={Nathalie Bolduc and Devin Lee O'Connor and Jihyun Moon and Mitchell Lewis and Sarah Hake},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology},
Leaf development presents a tremendous resource for tackling the question of patterning in biology. Leaves can be simple or highly dissected. They may have elaborated parts such as the tendrils of a pea leaf or the rolled blade of a carnivorous pitcher plant. Despite the variation in size, shape, and function, all leaves initiate in the same manner: from the flanks of a meristem. The maize leaf is useful for analysis of patterning due to the wealth of mutants and the distinct tissues along the… CONTINUE READING

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