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Plant Development

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Plant Development Articles

SLU scientists have identified the first gene regulating programmed cell death in plant embryos
research team at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, has succeeded in isolating a novel gene that regulates cell death in plant embryos. This is a world first.

Date: 16 Jan 2008, Rating: not rated

A gas, Viagra and sex in plants - researchers at the IGC have found a link
-generic drug- affects growth of the male sex organ of plants, by intensifying the effect of nitric oxide during plant fertilization.

Date: 16 Jan 2008, Rating: 5.00

Salk scientists get to the root of plant cell fate
When Robert Burns compared his love to a red, red rose, he definitely wasn't referring to a topless mutant.

Date: 16 Jan 2008, Rating: 2.00

Asymmetric cell division in plant development
Plant embryogenesis creates a seedling with a basic body plan.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: 2.00

cDNA cloning of ECP40, an embryogenic-cell protein in carrot, and its expression during somatic and zygotic embryogenesis
The various results together imply that a group of ABA-inducible genes is expressed in these embryogenic cells.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: 1.00

Characterization of expressed sequence tags obtained by SSH during somatic embryogenesis in Cichorium intybus L.
Somatic embryogenesis is an asexual propagation pathway requiring a somatic-to-embryonic transition of differentiated somatic cells toward embryogenic cells capable of producing embryos in a process resembling zygotic embryogenesis.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: 10.00

Abnormal plant shows scientists path to plant, animal development
A pickle-shaped root is revealing how plants develop from embryos to adults and also may hold answers about cancer cell growth.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: not rated

Who Needs Flowers? Transgenic Plants Sprout Embryos On Leaves
Biologists have brought a seed-building gene to life in a plant's leaves instead of its blossoms, a novel feat that could lead to valuable innovations in food crops.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: not rated

SLU scientists have identified the first gene regulating programmed cell death in plant embryos
A research team at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, has succeeded in isolating a novel gene that regulates cell death in plant embryos. This is a world first.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: not rated

Plants recognize their siblings, biologists discover
The next time you venture into your garden armed with plants, consider who you place next to whom.

Date: 27 Jun 2007, Rating: 8.75

Historical perspectives on plant developmental biology
The authors reviewed the history, milestones and perspectives in plant developmental biology...

Date: 27 Oct 2006, Rating: 1.40, 7 pages