Plant hormone receptors: New perceptions

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Abstract

Plant growth and development require the integration of a variety of environmental and endogenous signals that, together with the intrinsic genetic program, determine plant form. Central to this process are several growth regulators known as plant hormones or phytohormones. Despite decades of study, only recently have receptors for several of these hormones been identified, revealing novel mechanisms for perceiving chemical signals and providing plant biologists with a much clearer picture of hormonal control of growth and development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2139-2148
Number of pages10
JournalGenes and Development
Volume22
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 15 2008

Keywords

  • Abscisic acid
  • Auxin
  • Gibberellin
  • Jasmonate
  • Phytohormones
  • Receptors

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