Analysis of Medicago truncatula Aux1-Like Genes, Encoding Putative Auxin Influx Carriers: Are they Involved in Rhizobium-Induced Nodule Organogenesis?

  • Francoise de Billy
  • Cathy Grosjean
  • Sean May
  • Malcolm J. Bennett
  • Julie V. Cullimore
Part of the Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture book series (PSBA, volume 38)

Conclusion

Our results support a model in which nodule initiation involves a transient inhibition of polar auxin transport (Mathesius et al. 1998) followed by a redirection of auxin flow towards the developing nodule, mediated by AUXl-like proteins.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francoise de Billy
    • 1
  • Cathy Grosjean
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sean May
    • 2
  • Malcolm J. Bennett
    • 2
  • Julie V. Cullimore
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire des Relations Plantes-MicroorganismesUMR CNRS-INRA 215Castanet-TolosanFrance
  2. 2.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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