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2 WAYS TO SKIN A PLANT - THE ANALYSIS OF ROOT AND SHOOT EPIDERMAL DEVELOPMENT IN ARABIDOPSIS

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The post-embryonic architecture of higher plants is derived from the activity of two meristems that are formed in the embryo: the shoot meristem and the root meristem. The epidermis of the shoot is derived from the outermost layer of cells covering the shoot meristem through repeated anticlinal divisions. By contrast, the epidermis of the root is derived from an internal ring of cells, located at the centre of the root meristem, by a precise series of both periclinal and anticlinal divisions....

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10.1002/bies.950171008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
BIOESSAYS
Volume:
17
Issue:
10
Pages:
865-872
Publication date:
1995-10-05
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EISSN:
1521-1878
ISSN:
0265-9247
URN:
uuid:cc72b07d-69f9-48de-a110-39f58d836ca8
Source identifiers:
50174
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pubs:50174

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