The rice heterochronic gene SUPERNUMERARY BRACT regulates the transition from spikelet meristem to floral meristem.

@article{Lee2007TheRH,
  title={The rice heterochronic gene SUPERNUMERARY BRACT regulates the transition from spikelet meristem to floral meristem.},
  author={Dong-Yeon Lee and Jinwon Lee and Sunok Moon and Soung Young Park and Gynheung An},
  journal={The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={64-78}
}
Regulating the transition of meristem identity is a critical step in reproductive development. After the shoot apical meristem (SAM) acquires inflorescence meristem identity, it goes through a sequential transition to second- and higher-order meristems that can eventually give rise to floral organs. Despite ample information on the molecular mechanisms that control the transition from SAM to inflorescence meristems, little is known about the mechanism for inflorescence development, especially… CONTINUE READING