Plant epigenetics: MEDEA's children take centre stage

Schubert D, Goodrich J – 2003

The Arabidopsis Polycomb group gene MEDEA is imprinted in early development and regulates cell proliferation in seeds. A recent study identifies the first direct target of MEDEA regulation. This is an important step towards the genetic manipulation of seed development, and should help clarify the role of Polycomb-group proteins in imprinting in plants.

Title
Plant epigenetics: MEDEA's children take centre stage
Author
Schubert D, Goodrich J
Publisher
Cell Press
Date
2003-08-19
Identifier
doi: 10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00569-4
Appeared in
Current Biology, 13(16): 638-640
Language
eng
Type
Text
Rights
© 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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