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Flowering plants return to the sea…

by Charles P Scutt Laboratoire de Reproduction et Développement des Plantes, Université de Lyon, ENS de Lyon, UCB Lyon-1, CNRS, INRA, F-69342 Lyon, France From 18 to 22 June this year, around 120 fans of floral biology met at Hyères-les-Palmiers … Continue reading

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Spatially resolved floral transcriptome profiling

by Alt-Jan Van Dijk Plant Research International, Wageningen University Progress in sequencing technology has had a clear impact on flowering research. For example, ChIP-seq has been applied to study molecular aspects of transcriptional regulation of flowering. Also, RNA-seq data for … Continue reading

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New insights into LEAFY structure and function

by Frank Wellmer Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland The plant-specific transcription factor LEAFY (LFY) is a master regulator of early flower development (Weigel et al., 1992). It orchestrates the onset of flowering and is involved in activating … Continue reading

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