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Abstract Title:

Plant stem cell niches: standing the test of time.

Abstract Source:

Cell. 2008 Feb 22 ;132(4):553-7. PMID: 18295573

Abstract Author(s):

José R Dinneny, Philip N Benfey

Article Affiliation:

José R Dinneny


Similar to animal stem cells, plant stem cells require special niche microenvironments to continuously generate the tissues that constitute the plant body. Recent work using computer modeling and live imaging is helping to elucidate some of the mechanisms responsible for the specification and maintenance of stem cells in the root and shoot.

Study Type : Plant Study
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Additional Keywords : Plant Stem Cells

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