Stem cell research goes underground: the RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED gene in root development.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Both cellular differentiation and stem cell maintenance must occur at the root apex in order to ensure the continuous growth of plant roots. In this issue of Cell, it is revealed that a canonical retinoblastoma pathway plays a crucial role in regulating the balance between differentiation and renewal of plant root stem cells.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN

Published Date

  • December 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 123 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1180 - 1182

PubMed ID

  • 16377557

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0092-8674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2005.12.005


  • eng