Tag Archives: LEAFY (LFY)

A miraculous mirabilis: the gymnosperm Welwitschia provides new insights into the origin of flowers

by Frank Wellmer Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland The specification of male and female reproductive organs in gymnosperms and angiosperms is thought to be remarkably similar and to depend on the activities of B and C class … Continue reading

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What a difference a CArG-box makes

New insights into the Development and Evolution of Floral Meristem and Organ Identity in Arabidopsis Günter Theißen1 & Francois Parcy2 1Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Department of Genetics, Philosophenweg 12, D-07743 Jena, Germany; guenter.theissen@uni-jena.de 2 Laboratory of Plant & Cell Physiology, … Continue reading

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