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Curr Biol. 1998 Jul 2;8(14):R480-4.

Plant development: Medea's maternal instinct.

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Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, Edinburgh, UK.

Abstract

The Arabidopsis MEDEA gene is required in maternal tissues to restrict cell proliferation in embryos. Molecular characterisation indicates that MEDEA encodes a Polycomb-group protein, particularly intriguing as MEDEA's maternal effects may be a consequence of genomic imprinting.

PMID:
9663380
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70312-4
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