Dice Game for Endoreduplication of the Leaf Epidermal Cell (image) National Institutes of Natural Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Diploid cell (2C) rolls a die to decide whether to start endoreduplication to become a tetraploid cell (4C) or not. This dice game is also seen in the following steps; hence a source of epidermal cell size variation in plant leaves. Credit NIBB Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.