Phyllotaxis: A Matthew Effect in Auxin Action

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Local auxin concentration maxima promote organ initiation in the plant shoot meristem, but how auxin peaks are formed has remained unclear. A new study proposes a cellular Matthew effect, where auxin is pumped into those cells that have higher concentrations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1233-R1235
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Phyllotaxis: A Matthew Effect in Auxin Action'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this