Mobile macromolecules in plant development

Insoon Kim, Hyun Sook Pai

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Abstract

Plant cells transmit developmental signals and distribute nutrients via dynamic intercellular channels termed plasmodesmata (PD). Multidisciplinary inquiries have provided evidence that plasmodesmatal regulation is critical to fundamental plant functions, such as development, host-pathogen interactions, and systemic RNA silencing. This review focuses on macromolecules that transport cell-to-cell through PD and describes their implications on plant development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-192
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Plant Biology
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 May 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Plant Science

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