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Precision positioning with peptides

Two related peptides compete for binding to the same receptor to regulate the spacing of cells on the lower surfaces of leaves. This discovery highlights the complexity of cell signalling in plants. See Article p.439

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Figure 1: Orchestrating stomatal development.

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de Vries, S. Precision positioning with peptides. Nature 522, 424–425 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14535

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