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The war of the whorls: genetic interactions controlling flower development

Coen, Enrico S. and Meyerowitz, Elliot M. (1991) The war of the whorls: genetic interactions controlling flower development. Nature, 353 (6339). pp. 31-37. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/353031a0.

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The analysis of mutations affecting flower structure has led to the identification of some of the genes that direct flower development. Cloning of these genes has allowed the formulation of molecular models of how floral meristem and organ identity may be specified, and has shown that the distantly related flowering plants Arabidopsis thaliana and Antirrhinum majus use homologous mechanisms in floral pattern formation.

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Additional Information:© 1991 Nature Publishing Group. We thank the members of our laboratories for reading and criticizing this manuscript, and J. Bowman for help with the figures. The work of the Meyerowitz laboratory has been supported by the US National Science Foundation (Genetics), the US National Institutes of Health (General Medicine), the US Department of Energy (Energy Biosciences) and the Markey Foundation. The Coen laboratory is supported by the Gatsby Foundation, the European Community, the US National Science Foundation, and the Agricultural and Food Research Council. Our collaborative work is funded by the Human Frontier Science Program Organization.
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