The auxin influx carrier LAX3 promotes lateral root emergence

@article{Swarup2008TheAI,
  title={The auxin influx carrier LAX3 promotes lateral root emergence},
  author={Kamal Swarup and Eva Benkov{\'a} and Ranjan Swarup and Ilda Casimiro and Benjamin P{\'e}ret and Y. Yang and G. Parry and Erik Nielsen and Ive De Smet and Steffen Vanneste and Mitch P. Levesque and David P Carrier and Nicholas James and Vanessa Calvo and Karin Ljung and E Kramer and Rebecca Roberts and Neil Graham and Sylvestre Marillonnet and K K Patel and Jonathan D. G. Jones and Christopher G Taylor and Daniel P Schachtman and Sean T May and Goran Sandberg and Philip Benfey and Jiř{\'i} Friml and Ian Kerr and Tom Beeckman and Laurent Laplaze and Malcolm J Bennett},
  journal={Nature Cell Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={946-954}
}
Lateral roots originate deep within the parental root from a small number of founder cells at the periphery of vascular tissues and must emerge through intervening layers of tissues. We describe how the hormone auxin, which originates from the developing lateral root, acts as a local inductive signal which re-programmes adjacent cells. Auxin induces the expression of a previously uncharacterized auxin influx carrier LAX3 in cortical and epidermal cells directly overlaying new primordia… CONTINUE READING
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