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    Drought stress affects floral development

    Arabidopsis plants subjected to severe drought conditions at the time of flowering display twice as many differentially expressed genes than those suffering moderate drought stress, indicating that different pathways are activated in response to the severity of conditions.

    BMC Plant Biology 2014, 14:164
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    Alternative splicing in the grape transcriptome

    A comprehensive survey of alternative splicing in grape based on 124 SOLiD RNAseq analyses shows marked tissue- and genotype-specificity, while stress conditions produce only minor splicing changes.

    BMC Plant Biology 2014, 14:99


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