Systems biology flowering in the plant clock field

  title={Systems biology flowering in the plant clock field},
  author={Hiroki R Ueda},
  journal={Molecular Systems Biology},
  pages={60 - 60}
In the 18th Century, the Swedish botanist Karl von Linné designed a ‘Flower-Clock’ by arranging a series of various plant species according to the respective time their flowers open or close every day. Watching this ‘Flower-Clock’, one can then estimate the time of the day by noting the pattern of flower opening and closing. It has been a well-known fact since Linné’s early times that plants can open or close their flowers at a precise time of the day. However, we still do not fully understand… CONTINUE READING

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