A Co-opted Regulator of Lateral Root Development Controls Nodule Organogenesis in Lotus.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Legumes, a subset of flowering plants, form root nodules in symbiosis with nitrogen-fixing bacteria. The regulatory network controlling nodule formation has remained mysterious. In a recent issue of Science, Soyano et al. (2019) demonstrate that co-option of an existing lateral root developmental program is used in Lotus for nodule organogenesis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shahan, R; Benfey, PN

Published Date

  • January 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 6 - 7

PubMed ID

  • 31951556

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-1551

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1534-5807

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.12.009


  • eng