Phyllotaxis: A Matthew Effect in Auxin Action

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Abstract

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
Volume26
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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