Plant and animal stem cells: similar yet different

@article{Heidstra2014PlantAA,
  title={Plant and animal stem cells: similar yet different},
  author={Renze Heidstra and Sabrina Sabatini},
  journal={Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={301-312}
}
The astonishingly long lives of plants and their regeneration capacity depend on the activity of plant stem cells. As in animals, stem cells reside in stem cell niches, which produce signals that regulate the balance between self-renewal and the generation of daughter cells that differentiate into new tissues. Plant stem cell niches are located within the meristems, which are organized structures that are responsible for most post-embryonic development. The continuous organ production that is… 
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