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Phototropism

Known as: Phototropisms 
The directional growth of organisms in response to light. In plants, aerial shoots usually grow towards light. The phototropic response is thought to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Phototropism, or the differential cell elongation exhibited by a plant organ in response to directional blue light, provides the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
It is well accepted that lateral redistribution of the phytohormone auxin underlies the bending of plant organs towards light. In… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Phototropins are blue-light receptors controlling a range of responses that serve to optimize the photosynthetic efficiency of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Research on phototropism has had far-reaching consequences in the field of plant biology, from helping to refute the ancient… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Many aspects of plant growth and development are dependent on the flow of the hormone auxin down the plant from the growing shoot… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Blue and ultraviolet-A light regulate a wide range of responses in plants, including phototropism, chloroplast migration and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
UV-A/blue light acts to regulate a number of physiological processes in higher plants. These include light-driven chloroplast… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Chloroplasts relocate their positions in a cell in response to the intensity of incident light, moving to the side wall of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phototropism of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings in response to a blue light source is initiated by nonphototropic hypocotyl 1… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The NPH1 gene of Arabidopsis thaliana encodes a 120-kilodalton serine-threonine protein kinase hypothesized to function as a… Expand
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