Control of endogenous auxin levels in plant root development

D. Olatunji, D. Geelen, I. Verstraeten, International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18 (2017).

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Olatunji, Damilola; Geelen, Danny; Verstraeten, IngeIST Austria
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In this review, we summarize the different biosynthesis-related pathways that contribute to the regulation of endogenous auxin in plants. We demonstrate that all known genes involved in auxin biosynthesis also have a role in root formation, from the initiation of a root meristem during embryogenesis to the generation of a functional root system with a primary root, secondary lateral root branches and adventitious roots. Furthermore, the versatile adaptation of root development in response to environmental challenges is mediated by both local and distant control of auxin biosynthesis. In conclusion, auxin homeostasis mediated by spatial and temporal regulation of auxin biosynthesis plays a central role in determining root architecture.
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2017-12-01
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International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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18
Issue
12
Article Number
2587
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572

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Olatunji D, Geelen D, Verstraeten I. Control of endogenous auxin levels in plant root development. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017;18(12). doi:10.3390/ijms18122587
Olatunji, D., Geelen, D., & Verstraeten, I. (2017). Control of endogenous auxin levels in plant root development. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18(12). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18122587
Olatunji, Damilola, Danny Geelen, and Inge Verstraeten. “Control of Endogenous Auxin Levels in Plant Root Development.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18, no. 12 (2017). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18122587.
D. Olatunji, D. Geelen, and I. Verstraeten, “Control of endogenous auxin levels in plant root development,” International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 18, no. 12, 2017.
Olatunji D, Geelen D, Verstraeten I. 2017. Control of endogenous auxin levels in plant root development. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 18(12).
Olatunji, Damilola, et al. “Control of Endogenous Auxin Levels in Plant Root Development.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 18, no. 12, 2587, MDPI, 2017, doi:10.3390/ijms18122587.
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