Reassessing apoptosis in plants

@article{Dickman2017ReassessingAI,
  title={Reassessing apoptosis in plants},
  author={Martin Dickman and Brett Williams and Yurong Li and Paul de Figueiredo and Thomas J. Wolpert},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2017},
  volume={3},
  pages={773-779}
}
Cell death can be driven by a genetically programmed signalling pathway known as programmed cell death (PCD). In plants, PCD occurs during development as well as in response to environmental and biotic stimuli. Our understanding of PCD regulation in plants has advanced significantly over the past two decades; however, the molecular machinery responsible for driving the system remains elusive. Thus, whether conserved PCD regulatory mechanisms include plant apoptosis remains enigmatic. Animal… 
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