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… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
It is well accepted that lateral redistribution of the phytohormone auxin underlies the bending of plant organs towards light. In… (More)
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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… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
UV-A/blue light acts to regulate a number of physiological processes in higher plants. These include light-driven chloroplast… (More)
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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… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phototropism of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings in response to a blue light source is initiated by nonphototropic hypocotyl 1… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phototropism, the bending response of plant organs to or away from a directional light source, is one of the best studied blue… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
Phototropism-bending towards the light-is one of the best known plant tropic responses. Despite being reported by Darwin and… (More)
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1989
1989
Thirty five strains of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. have been identified with altered phototropic responses to 450-nm light… (More)
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1973
1973
A collection of mutants of Phycomyces blakesleeanus with abnormal phototropism is divided into phenotypic groups on the basis of… (More)
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