Signalling events regulating seed coat development.

@article{Figueiredo2014SignallingER,
  title={Signalling events regulating seed coat development.},
  author={Duarte D Figueiredo and Claudia K{\"o}hler},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={358-63}
}
The evolution of seeds was a major reason for the rise of angiosperms to ecological dominance. Seeds of angiosperms are composed of three main structures: the embryo, which will give rise to the next generation; the endosperm, a nurturing tissue whose main function is to deliver nutrients from the mother plant to the embryo; and the seed coat (or testa), a tissue that is derived from the maternal integuments and which provides support and protection to the growing embryo. All three seed… CONTINUE READING

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