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Plant regeneration refers to the physiological renewal, repair, or replacement of tissue in plants.

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    Hormone-induced plant regeneration involves acquisition of pluripotency based on auxin–cytokinin crosstalk. A recent study demonstrates the spatial and functional organization of callus cells and the role of pluripotent middle-layer cells in de novo tissue regeneration.

    • Pil Joon Seo
    Nature Plants 7, 1441-1442
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    Plant researchers have speculated about the need for mechanisms to lock-down cell fate in late development. In PRC2 mutants, specialized, endoreplicated root hair cells differentiate normally but later revert to an embryo-like state.

    • Kenneth D. Birnbaum
    Nature Plants 1, 15100