Cytokinins control endocycle onset by promoting the expression of an APC/C activator in Arabidopsis roots

Biological Sciences 2013/09/13

Professor Masaaki Umeda, Assistant Professor Naoki Takahashi and their group members
Laboratory of Plant Growth Regulation, Graduate School of Biological Sciences


Plant roots respond to various internal and external signals and adjust themselves to changes of environmental conditions. In the root meristem, stem cells produce daughter cells that continue to divide several times.

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Figure 1. A model for cytokinin-mediated regulation of root meristem size.

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