Petal

Known as: Petalum 
The highly colored portion of the flower. It may contain perfume as well as nectar glands. The petals collectively are called the corolla.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In a genetic screen in a drnl-2 background, we isolated a loss-of-function allele in miR319a (miR319a(129)). Previously, miR319a… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Hierarchical micropapillae and nanofolds are known to exist on the petals' surfaces of red roses. These micro- and nanostructures… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Zygomorphic flowers, with bilateral (dorsoventral) symmetry, are considered to have evolved several times independently in… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In Arabidopsis, APETALA1, PISTILLATA, APETALA3 and SEPALLATA interact to form multimeric protein complexes required to specify… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In vivo stable isotope labeling and computer-assisted metabolic flux analysis were used to investigate the metabolic pathways in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Development commonly involves the generation of complex shapes from simpler ones. One way of following this process is to use… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Crocus sativus L. (saffron) is used in folk medicine, for example as an antiedematogenic agent. We aimed to evaluate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The specification of floral organ identity in the higher dicots depends on the function of a limited set of homeotic genes, many… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We attempted to overexpress chalcone synthase (CHS) in pigmented petunia petals by introducing a chimeric petunia CHS gene… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Honeybees are shown to be able to detect, learn, and discriminate between microsculptured epidermes of flower petals. The… (More)
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