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Plant Molecular Biology

, Volume 60, Issue 6, pp 947–961 | Cite as

Expression of Cell Cycle Genes in Shoot Apical Meristems

  • Vasilis C. Gegas
  • John H. Doonan
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Abstract

This article reviews cell proliferation in the shoot apical meristem. The morphology and function of the meristem depends on the positional control of cell growth and division. The review describes the historical framework of research in this area and then discusses the regulatory pathways that might link developmental controls to the core cell cycle machinery.

Keywords

auxin cell cycle cell proliferation cyclin-dependent protein kinases cyclins cytokinin E2F meristem 

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  1. 1.Department of Cell and Developmental BiologyJohn Innes CentreNorwichUK

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