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Title: Chromatin regulation of flowering
Authors: He, Y. 
Keywords: Chromatin modification
Flowering time
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Citation: He, Y. (2012-09). Chromatin regulation of flowering. Trends in Plant Science 17 (9) : 556-562. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The transition to flowering is a major developmental switch in the life cycle of plants. In Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana), chromatin mechanisms play critical roles in flowering-time regulation through the expression control of key flowering-regulatory genes. Various conserved chromatin modifiers, plant-specific factors, and long noncoding RNAs are involved in chromatin regulation of FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC, a potent floral repressor). The well-studied FLC regulation has provided a paradigm for chromatin-based control of other developmental genes. In addition, chromatin modification plays an important role in the regulation of FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT, encoding florigen), which is widely conserved in angiosperm species. The chromatin mechanisms underlying FT regulation in Arabidopsis are likely involved in the regulation of FT relatives and, therefore, flowering-time control in other plants. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.
Source Title: Trends in Plant Science
ISSN: 13601385
DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2012.05.001
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