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A dialogue between generations

Arabidopsis embryonic root development involves the formation of distinct cell types and tissues in a tightly regulated and thereby highly predictable spatio-temporal manner. A crosstalk between maternal and embryonic genes orchestrates division orientation and fate specification to control root development.

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Fig. 1: Spatially expressed WIP genes control embryonic root development.


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Wittmer, J., Heidstra, R. A dialogue between generations. Nat. Plants 8, 607–608 (2022).

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