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Parental contributions to early embryos

Mothers and fathers contribute equally to the early embryonic transcriptome in plants, but the full extent of parental control of embryogenesis is unknown. Now it has been reported that expression of parental alleles can vary across cell types.

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Nodine, M.D. Parental contributions to early embryos. Nat. Plants 6, 1308 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-00801-0

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