Seed development: With or without sex?

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Abstract

In Arabidopsis, mutations in the genes FIE, FIS2 or MEDEA disrupt the normal dependence of seed development on fertilization. The products of these genes are similar to Polycomb group proteins, suggesting possible mechanisms for determining whether seeds can be produced sexually or asexually.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R636-R639
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume9
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 9 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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