Adding a piece to the leaf epidermal cell shape puzzle

von Wangenheim, Daniel and Wells, Darren M. and Bennett, Malcolm J. (2017) Adding a piece to the leaf epidermal cell shape puzzle. Developmental Cell, 43 (3). pp. 255-256. ISSN 1878-1551

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The jigsaw puzzle-shaped pavement cells in the leaf epidermis collectively function as a load-bearing tissue that controls organ growth. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Majda et al. (2017) shed light on how the jigsaw shape can arise from localized variations in wall stiffness between adjacent epidermal cells.

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Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Biosciences > Division of Plant and Crop Sciences
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Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2017 14:53
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