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    Drivers of expression variation in hybrids

    Gene expression inheritance patterns in hybrid Arabidopsis plants are affected by transposable elements, mRNA levels and short sense strand RNA fragments, contibuting to hybrids' unique biology.

    BMC Plant Biology 2015, 15:168
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    Extracellular proteins modify cell walls

    Leucine-rich repeat extension proteins contribute to plant growth by affecting cell wall development and mutations in these extracellular proteins perturb cell wall structure.

    BMC Plant Biology 2015, 15:155
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    Stress response in extremophile plants

    UV or silver nitrate exposure causes extensive transcriptional changes in the model extremophile crucifer Eutrema salsuginea and allows for identification of candidate anti-stress genes.

    BMC Plant Biology 2015, 15:137
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    Extending shelf-life with light cycles

    The appearance, nutritional value and chlorophyll content of leafy green vegetables are preserved by maintaining daily light and dark rhythms after the crops have been harvested.

    BMC Plant Biology 2015, 15:92
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    Stress resistance and polyploidy

    Tetraploidization in citrus is accompanied by many metabolic and transcriptional changes, including an increase in stress-related primary metabolites in leaves and up-regulation of stress-response genes.

    BMC Plant Biology 2015, 15:89



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