The Role of Developmental Genetics in Understanding Homology and Morphological Evolution in Plants

@article{Jaramillo2007TheRO,
  title={The Role of Developmental Genetics in Understanding Homology and Morphological Evolution in Plants},
  author={M. Alejandra Jaramillo and Elena M. Kramer},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={168},
  pages={61 - 72}
}
Homology assessments are critical to comparative biological studies. Although gene expression data have been proposed as instrumental for defining homologous relationships, several lines of evidence suggest that this type of data can be misleading if used in isolation. The correspondence between the homology of genes and that of structures is not simple, and conclusions can be derived only after careful examination of all available data. For instance, the MADS‐box gene family is one of the best… 

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