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DELLA proteins restrict cell divisions by distinct mechanisms

by Jens Sundström Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Breeding of cereal crops with reduced stem length, in so called semi-dwarf varieties, greatly contributed to the yield increases associated with the Green revolution. However, the semi-dwarf genotype was also associated with … Continue reading

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Enhancing the possibilities of promoter research

Rainer Melzer School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin Developmental regulatory genes have played a pivotal role during the evolution and domestication of plants. From a molecular genetics perspective, our understanding of those regulators is largely driven by … Continue reading

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