In vivo analysis of cell division, cell growth, and differentiation at the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis.

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The aerial parts of the plant are generated by groups of rapidly dividing cells called shoot apical meristems. To analyze cell behavior in these structures, we developed a technique to visualize living shoot apical meristems using the confocal microscope. This method, combined with green fluorescent protein marker lines and vital stains, allows us to follow… (More)

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