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Signalling in multicellular models of plant development

Jönsson, Henrik and Shapiro, Bruce E. and Meyerowitz, Elliot M. and Mjolsness, Eric (2003) Signalling in multicellular models of plant development. In: On Growth, Form and Computers. Elsevier , Amsterdam, pp. 156-161. ISBN 9780080497587.

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The shoot apical meristem (SAM) is the source of the complete part of a plant above ground. Arabidopsis thaliana has become a model system for dicot plants (Meinke et al., 1998; The-Arabidopsis-Genome-Initiative, 2000), and it has a SAM of about 10^3 cells. It retains this size and its almost half-spherical shape throughout the post-embryonic life of the plant. The SAM can be divided into cytologically defined zones where the central zone is at the very apex, the peripheral zone is on the sides, and the rib meristem is in the central parts of the meristem (Steeves and Sussex, 1989; Meyerowitz, 1997).

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Official Citation:Henrik Jönsson, Bruce E. Shapiro, Elliot M. Meyerowitz and Eric Mjolsness, 8 - Signalling in multicellular models of plant development, In On Growth, Form and Computers, Academic Press, London, 2003, Pages 156-161, ISBN 9780124287655, (
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