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Contact: Dr. Miltos Tsiantis
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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Thale Cress RCO-Gene

Caption: Thale cress leaves lack the RCO-gene and remain simple (left). In the leaves of the hairy bittercress (middle) the RCO-gene inhibits cell growth between sites of leaflet formation (right; blue: active RCO-gene).

Credit: MPI f. Plant Breeding Research/ Lempe

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