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The radial pattern of the plant root is determined by the action of two transcription factors, SHORT ROOT and SCARECROW, which are produced in different cell types. The SHORT ROOT protein has now been shown to move from cell to cell, regulating transcription of the downstream SCARECROW gene in the target cells.


Journal article


Curr Biol

Publication Date





R983 - R985


Cell Division, Plant Proteins, Plant Roots, RNA, Messenger, Transcription Factors