Programmed cell death: similarities and differences in animals and plants. A flower paradigm

@article{Mea2007ProgrammedCD,
  title={Programmed cell death: similarities and differences in animals and plants. A flower paradigm},
  author={Massimiliano Della Mea and Donatella Serafini-Fracassini and Stefano Duca},
  journal={Amino Acids},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={395-404}
}
After an overview of the criteria for the definition of cell death in the animal cell and of its different types of death, a comparative analysis of PCD in the plant cell is reported. The cytological characteristics of the plant cell undergoing PCD are described. The role of plant hormones and growth factors in the regulation of this event is discussed with particular emphasis on PCD activation or prevention by polyamine treatment (doses, timing and developmental stage of the organism) in a… CONTINUE READING

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