Plant stem cell niches: standing the test of time.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Similar to animal stem cells, plant stem cells require special niche microenvironments to continuously generate the tissues that constitute the plant body. Recent work using computer modeling and live imaging is helping to elucidate some of the mechanisms responsible for the specification and maintenance of stem cells in the root and shoot.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN

Published Date

  • February 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 132 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 553 - 557

PubMed ID

  • 18295573

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0092-8674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2008.02.001


  • eng