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To Protect Stem Cells, Plants Have Diverse Genetic Backup Plans

News   Apr 16, 2019 | Original story from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 
To Protect Stem Cells, Plants Have Diverse Genetic Backup Plans

When the maintenance of stem cells is disrupted, the consequences are often very visual. In the case of this tomato plant, the cells driving flower growth have over-proliferated, creating a disorganized mass of petals. Credit: Lippman Lab/CSHL, 2019

 
 
 

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