Publications of the Plant Developmental Biology Group

Researchers of the Plant Developmental Biology Group publish on a regular basis in scientific journals, professional journals, scientific and popular books, and proceedings. Below you can find an overview of our published work.

Publications

1. Pinon V, Prasad K, Grigg SP, Sanchez-Perez GF, Scheres B. (2013) Local auxin biosynthesis regulation by PLETHORA transcription factors controls phyllotaxis in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110(3):1107-12.

2. Cruz-Ramírez A, Díaz-Triviño S, Blilou I, Grieneisen VA, Sozzani R, Zamioudis C, Miskolczi P, Nieuwland J, Benjamins R, Dhonukshe P, Caballero-Pérez J, Horvath B, Long Y, Mähönen AP, Zhang H, Xu J, Murray JA, Benfey PN, Bako L, Marée AF, Scheres B. (2012) A Bistable Circuit Involving SCARECROW-RETINOBLASTOMA Integrates Cues to Inform Asymmetric Stem Cell Division. Cell 150, 1002-1015.

3. Marshall A., Aalen R.B., Audenaert D., Beeckman T., Broadley M.R., Butenko M.A., Caño-Delgado A.I., de Vries S., Dresselhaus T., Felix G., Graham N.S., Foulkes J., Granier C., Greb T., Grossniklaus U., Hammond J.P., Heidstra R., Hodgman C., Hothorn M., Inzé D., Ostergaard L., Russinova E., Simon R., Skirycz A., Stahl Y., Zipfel C., De Smet I. Tackling Drought Stress: RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASES Present New Approaches. 2012. Plant Cell. 24:2262-78.

4. De Smet I., White P.J., Bengough A.G., Dupuy L., Parizot B., Casimiro I., Heidstra R., Laskowski M., Lepetit M., Hochholdinger F., Draye X., Zhang H., Broadley M.R., Péret B., Hammond J.P., Fukaki H., Mooney S., Lynch J.P., Nacry P., Schurr U., Laplaze L., Benfey P., Beeckman T., Bennett M. Analyzing Lateral Root Development: How to Move Forward. 2012. Plant Cell. 24(1): 15-20.

5. Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Wu, S., Stierhof, Y.-D., Miyashima, S., Yadav, S.R., Roberts, C.J., Campilho, A. Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen AP, Kim, J-Y, Jokitalo, E., Sauer, N., Scheres, B., Nakajima, K., Carlsbecker, A., Gallagher, K., Helariutta, Y. (2011) Callose Biosynthesis Regulates Symplastic Trafficking during Root Development Developmental Cell 21 (6) , pp. 1144-1155

6. ten Tusscher, K., Scheres, B. Joining forces: Feedback and integration in plant development 2011 Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 21, 799-805

7. Bishopp, A., Help, H., El-Showk, S., Weijers, D., Scheres, B., Friml, J., Benková, E., Helariutta, Y. (2011) A mutually inhibitory interaction between auxin and cytokinin specifies vascular pattern in roots Current Biology 21 (11) , pp. 917-926

8. Prasad K, Grigg SP, Barkoulas M, Yadav RK, Sanchez-Perez GF, Pinon V, Blilou I, Hofhuis H, Dhonukshe P, Galinha C, Mähönen AP, Muller WH, Raman S, Verkleij AJ, Snel B, Reddy GV, Tsiantis M, Scheres B. (2011) Arabidopsis PLETHORA transcription factors control phyllotaxis. Curr Biol. 21:1123-1128.

9. Wachsman G, Heidstra R, Scheres B (2011) Distinct Cell-Autonomous Functions of RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED in Arabidopsis Stem Cells Revealed by the Brother of Brainbow Clonal Analysis System. Plant Cell 23:2581-2591.

10. Bishopp A, Lehesranta S, Vatén A, Help H, El-Showk S, Scheres B, Helariutta K, Mähönen AP, Sakakibara H, Helariutta Y. (2011) Phloem-transported cytokinin regulates polar auxin transport and maintains vascular pattern in the root meristem. Curr Biol 21:927-932

11. Li H, Lin D, Dhonukshe P, Nagawa S, Chen D, Friml J, Scheres B, Guo H, Yang Z. (2011) Phosphorylation switch modulates the interdigitated pattern of PIN1 localization and cell expansion in Arabidopsis leaf epidermis. Cell Res. 21:970-978.

12. Mokry M, Nijman IJ, van Dijken A, Benjamins R, Heidstra R, Scheres B, Cuppen E. (2011) Identification of factors required for meristem function in Arabidopsis using a novel next generation sequencing fast forward genetics approach. BMC Genomics 12:256

13. Ten Hove CA, Bochdanovits Z, Jansweijer VM, Koning FG, Berke L, Sanchez-Perez GF, Scheres B, Heidstra R. (2011) Probing the roles of LRR RLK genes in Arabidopsis thaliana roots using a custom T-DNA insertion set. PMB 76:69-83

14. ten Hove C.A., de Jong M., Lapin D., Andel A., Sanchez-Perez G.F., Tarutani Y., Suzuki Y., Heidstra R., van den Ackerveken G. 2011. Trans-Repression of Gene Activity Upstream of T-DNA Tagged RLK902 Links Arabidopsis Root Growth Inhibition and Downy Mildew Resistance. PLoS One. 6(4):e19028

15. Gorte M., Horstman A., Page R.B., Heidstra R., Stromberg A., Boutilier K. 2011. Microarray-based identification of transcription factor target genes. Methods Mol Biol.;754:119-41.

16. Baskin TI, Peret B, Baluška F, Benfey PN, Bennett M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Murphy AS, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B, Sharp RE, Somerville C. (2010). Shootward and rootward: peak terminology for plant polarity. Trends Plant Sci. 11:593-594

17. Dhonukshe P, Huang F, Galvan-Ampudia CS, Mähönen AP, Kleine-Vehn J, Xu J, Quint A, Prasad K, Friml J, Scheres B and Offringa R. (2010). Plasma membrane-bound AGC3 kinases phosphorylate PIN auxin carriers at TPRXS(N/S) motifs to direct apical PIN recycling. Development 137: 3245-3255.

18. Baskin TI, Peret B, Baluška F, Benfey PN, Bennett M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Murphy AS, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B, Sharp RE and Somerville C. (2010). Shootward and rootward: peak terminology for plant polarity. Trends Plant Sci. 15: 593-4.

19. Scheres, B. (2010). Developmental Biology: roots respond to an inner calling. Nature 465, 299-300.

20. Hassan H., Scheres B. and Blilou I. (2010) JACKDAW controls epidermal patterning in the Arabidopsis root meristem through a non-cell-autonomous mechanism. Development 137:1523-1529

21. Bennett T, van den Toorn A, Sanchez-Perez G.F, Campilho A, Willemsen V, Snel B, and Scheres B. (2010) SOMBRERO, BEARSKIN1, and BEARSKIN2 Regulate Root Cap Maturation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 22: 640–654

22. Ten Hove CA, Willemsen V, de Vries WJ, van Dijken A, Scheres B, Heidstra R. (2010) SCHIZORIZA Encodes a Nuclear Factor Regulating Asymmetry of Stem Cell Divisions in the Arabidopsis Root. Curr Biol. 20:452-457

23. Wachsman G., Heidstra R. 2010. The CRE/lox system as a tool for developmental studies at the cell and tissue level. Methods Mol Biol.;655:47-64. Eds. Hennig L. and Kohler C. New York, USA. Humana Press. Springer Science+Business Media.

24. Grieneisen VA, Scheres B. (2009). Back to the future: evolution of computational models in plant morphogenesis. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 12:606-614

25. Grigg SP, Galinha C, Kornet N, Canales C, Scheres B, Tsiantis M. (2009). Repression of Apical Homeobox Genes Is Required for Embryonic Root Development in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 19:1485-1490

26. Tromas A, Braun N, Muller P, Khodus T, Paponov IA, Palme K, Ljung K, Lee JY, Benfey P, Murray JA, Scheres B, Perrot-Rechenmann C. (2009) The AUXIN BINDING PROTEIN 1 is required for differential auxin responses mediating root growth. PLoS One 4:e6648

27. Menke FL, Scheres B. (2009) Plant asymmetric cell division, vive la différence! Cell 137:1189-92

28. Kornet N, Scheres B. (2009) Members of the GCN5 histone acetyltransferase complex regulate PLETHORA-mediated root stem cell niche maintenance and transit amplifying cell proliferation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 21:1070-1079

29. Kornet N, Scheres B. (2009) Stem Cell Factors in Plants: Chromatin Connections. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 73: 235-242

30. Thomann A, Lechner E, Hansen M, Dumbliauskas E, Parmentier Y, Kieber J, Scheres B, Genschik P. (2009) Arabidopsis CULLIN3 genes regulate primary root growth and patterning by ethylene-dependent and -independent mechanisms. PLoS Genet. 5: e1000328

31. Terpstra I., Heidstra R. 2009. Stem cells: The root of all cells. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 20(9):1089-96

32. Luijten M., Heidstra R. 2009. Arabidopsis Root Development. In: Beeckman T. ed. Root Development, Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 37. Hoboken, USA. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, pg 1-38.

33. Laskowski M, Grieneisen VA, Hofhuis H, Hove CA, Hogeweg P, Marée AF, Scheres B. (2008) Root System Architecture from Coupling Cell Shape to Auxin Transport. PLoS Biol. Epub 6:e307.

34. Willemsen V, Bauch M, Bennett T, Campilho A, Wolkenfelt H, Xu J, Haseloff J, Scheres B. (2008) The NAC domain transcription factors FEZ and SOMBRERO control the orientation of cell division plane in Arabidopsis root stem cells. Dev Cell. 15: 913-922.

35. Dhonukshe P, Tanaka H, Goh T, Ebine K, Mähönen AP, Prasad K, Blilou I, Geldner N, Xu J, Uemura T, Chory J, Ueda T, Nakano A, Scheres B, Friml J. (2008) Generation of cell polarity in plants links endocytosis, auxin distribution and cell fate decisions. Nature 456: 962-966

36. Benjamins R, Scheres B. (2008) Auxin: the looping star in plant development. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 59: 443-465.

37. Ten Hove C.A., Heidstra R. 2008. Who begets whom? Plant cell fate determination by asymmetric cell division. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 11: 34-41.

38. Pérez-Pérez, J.M., Serralbo, O., Vanstraelen, M., Gonzalez, C., Criqui, M.-C., Genschik, P., Kondorosi, E. and Scheres, B. (2007). Specialization of CDC27 function in the Arabidopsis thaliana anaphase-promoting complex (APC/C). Plant J. .

39. Galinha,C., Hofhuis H., Luijten M., Willemsen V., Blilou, I., Heidstra R. and Scheres, B. (2007). PLETHORA proteins as dose-dependent master regulators of Arabidopsis root development. Nature 449, 1053-1057.

40. Grieneisen,V., Xu, J., Marée, A.F.M, Hogeweg,P. and Scheres, B. Auxin transport is sufficient to generate maximum and gradient guiding root growth. (2007). Nature 449, 1008-1013.

41. Welch,D., Hassan,H., Blilou,I., Immink,R., Heidstra,R. and Scheres,B. (2007). Arabidopsis JACKDAW and MAGPIE zinc finger proteins delimit asymmetric cell division and stabilize tissue boundaries by restricting SHORT-ROOT action. Genes Dev 21, 2196-2204.

42. Scheres, B. (2007). Stem-cell niches: nursery rhymes across kingdoms. Nature Reviews Mol. Cell Biol. 8: 345 - 354.

43. Cui, T., Levesque, M., Vernoux T., Jung J., Paquette A., Gallagher K., Wang J., Blilou I., Scheres B. and Benfey P. (2007). An evolutionarily conserved mechanism delimiting SHR movement defines a single layer of endodermis in plants. Science 316, 421-425.

44. Sarkar, A.K, Luijten M,., Miyashima S., Lenhard M., Hashimoto T., Nakajima K., Scheres B., Heidstra R. and Laux T. (2007). Conserved factors regulate signalling in Arabidopsis thaliana shoot and root stem cell organizers. Nature 446, 811-814.

45. Dello Ioio R., Linhares F.S., Scacchi E., Casamitjana-Martinez E., Heidstra R., Costantino P., Sabatini S. 2007. Cytokinins determine Arabidopsis root-meristem size by controlling cell differentiation. Curr Biol. 17: 678-82.

46. Scheres B. (2007). Plant biology: the force from without. Nature 446, 151-152.

47. Heidstra R. 2007. Asymmetric cell division in plant development. Prog Mol Subcell Biol. 45: 1-37.  

48. Alpi A., Amrhein N., Bertl A., Blatt M., Blumwald E., Cervone F., Dainty J., De Michelis M., Epstein E., Galston A., Goldsmith M., Hawes C., Hell R., Hetherington A., Hofte H., Juergens G., Leaver C., Moroni A., Murphy A., Oparka K., Perata P., Quader H., Rausch T., Ritzenthaler C., Rivetta A., Robinson D., Sanders D., Scheres B., Schumacher K., Sentenac H., Slayman C., Soave C., Somerville C., Taiz L., Thiel G. and Wagner R. (2007). Plant neurobiology: no brain, no gain? Trends Plant Sci. 12, 135-136.

49. Hejátko J., Blilou I., Brewer, P., Friml J., Scheres B. and Benková E. (2006). In situ hybridization technique for mRNA detection in whole mount Arabidopsis samples- Nature protocols 1939 – 1946.

50. Fischer, U., Ikeda, Y., Ljung, K., Serralbo, O., Singh, M., Heidstra, R., Palme, K., Scheres, B., and Grebe, M. (2006). Vectorial Information for Arabidopsis Planar Polarity Is Mediated by Combined AUX1, EIN2, and GNOM Activity. Curr Biol. 16, 2143-2149.

51. Campilho, A., Garcia, B., Toorn, H. v.d., Wijk, H. v., Campilho, A. & Scheres, B. (2006). Time-lapse analysis of stem-cell divisions in the Arabidopsis thaliana root meristem. The Plant Journal 48, 619-627.

52. Serralbo O, Pérez-Pérez J-M, Heidstra R, Scheres B. (2006). Non-cell-autonomous rescue of anaphase-promoting complex function revealed by mosaic analysis of HOBBIT, an Arabidopsis CDC27 homolog. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 103: 13250-13255.

53. Levesque MP, Vernoux T, Busch W, Cui H, Wang JY, Blilou I, Hassan H, Nakajima K, Matsumoto N, Lohmann JU, Scheres B and Benfey PN. (2006) Whole-genome analysis of the SHORT-ROOT developmental pathway in Arabidopsis. PLoS Biol. 4, e143.

54. Scheres B. and Xu, J. (2006) Polar auxin transport and patterning: grow with the flow. Genes Dev. 20, 922-926.

55. Wisniewska, J., Xu, J., Seifertová, D., Brewer, P.B., Ruzicka, K., Blilou, I., Benková, E., Scheres, B., and Friml, J. (2006). Polar PIN localization is sufficient to direct auxin flow in plants. Science 312, 883.

56. Xu J., Hofhuis H., Heidstra R., Sauer M., Friml J. and Scheres B. (2006). A molecular framework for plant regeneration. Science 311, 385-388.

57. Wildwater, M., Campilho A., Perez-Perez J.M, Heidstra R., Blilou I., Korthout H., Chatterjee J., Mariconti L., Gruissem W. and Scheres B. (2005). The RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED gene regulates stem cell maintenance in Arabidopsis roots. Cell 123, 1337-1349.

58. Friml J., Benfey P., Benkova E., Bennett M., Berleth T., Geldner N., Grebe M., Heisler M., Hejatko J., Jurgens G., Laux T., Lindsey K., Lukowitz W., Luschnig C., Offringa R., Scheres B., Swarup R., Torres-Ruiz R., Weijers D., and Zazimalova E. (2006) Apical-basal polarity: why plant cells don't stand on their heads. Trends Plant Sci. 11, 12-14

59. Xu, J. and Scheres, B. (2005). Cell polarity: ROPing the ends together. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 8: 613-618.

60. Scheres, B. (2005). Stem Cells: A Plant Biology Perspective. Cell 122, 499-504.

61. Xu, J. and Scheres, B. (2005). Dissection of Arabidopsis ADP-Ribosylation Factor1 function in epidermal cell polarity. The Plant Cell 17, 525-536.

62. Blilou I., Xu J., Wildwater M., Willemsen V., Paponov I., Friml J., Heidstra R., Aida M., Palme K. and Scheres B. (2005). The PIN auxin efflux facilitator network controls growth and patterning in Arabidopsis roots. Nature 433, 39-44.

63. Fiers M., Golemiec E., Xu J., van der Geest L., Heidstra R., Stiekema W., Liu C.M. 2005. The 14-amino acid CLV3, CLE19, and CLE40 peptides trigger consumption of the root meristem in Arabidopsis through a CLAVATA2-dependent pathway. Plant Cell. 17: 2542-53.

64. Paponov I.A., Teale W.D., Trebar M., Blilou I., Palme K. 2005. The PIN auxin efflux facilitators: evolutionary and functional perspectives. Trends in plant science 10:170-7

65. Aida M., Beis D., Heidstra R., Willemsen V., Blilou I., Galinha C., Nussaume L., Noh Y-S., Amasino R. and Scheres B. (2004). The PLETHORA genes mediate patterning of the Arabidopsis root stem cell niche. Cell 119, 109-120.

66. Willemsen, V. and Scheres, B. (2004). Mechanisms of pattern formation in plant embryogenesis. Ann. Rev. Genet. 38, 587-614

67. Heidstra, R., Welch, D. and Scheres, B. (2004). Mosaic analysis using marked activation and deletion clones dissect Arabidopsis SCARECROW action in asymmetric cell division. Genes Dev. 18, 1964-1969.

68. Scheres, B., van den Toorn, H. Heidstra, R. (2004). Root genomics: towards digital in situ hybridization. Genome Biology 5, 227.

69. Capron A., Serralbo O., Fulop K., Frugier F., Parmentier Y., Dong A., Lecureuil A., Guerche P., Kondorosi E., Scheres B., Genschik P. (2003). The Arabidopsis Anaphase-Promoting Complex or Cyclosome: molecular and genetic characterization of the APC2 subunit. The Plant Cell 15, 2370-2382.

70. Casamitjana-Martinez, E., Hofhuis, H., Xu, J., Liu, C-M., Heidstra R. and Scheres, B. (2003). Root-specific CLE19 overexpression and the sol1/2 suppressors implicate a CLV-like pathway in the control of Arabidopsis root meristem maintenance. Current Biology 13, 1435-1441.

71. Grebe M., Xu J., Moebius W., Ueda T., Nakano A., Geuze H., Rook M. and Scheres B. (2003). , Arabidopsis sterol endocytosis involves actin-mediated trafficking via ARA6-positive early endosomes. Current Biology 13, 1378-1387.

72. Willemsen V., Friml J., Grebe M., van den Toorn A., Palme K. and Scheres B. (2003) Cell polarity and PIN protein positioning in Arabidopsis require STEROL METHYLTRANSFERASE1 function. The Plant Cell 15, 612-625.

73. Sabatini S., Heidstra R., Wildwater M. and Scheres B. (2003) SCARECROW is involved in positioning the stem cell niche in the Arabidopsis root meristem. Genes Dev .17, 354-358.

74. Scheres B. (2002). Plant patterning: TRY to inhibit your neighbours. Curr. Biol. 12: R804-R806.

75. Blilou, I., Frugier, F., Folmer, S., Serralbo O., Willemsen V., Wolkenfelt H., Eloy N.B., Ferreira P.C.G., Weisbeek P. and Scheres, B. (2002). The Arabidopsis HOBBIT gene encodes a CDC27 homologue that links the plant cell cycle to progression of cell differentiation. Genes Dev. 16, 2566-2575.

76. Friml, J., Benkova E., Blilou I., Wisniewska J., Hamann T., Ljung K., Woody S., Sandberg G., Scheres B., Jürgens G., Palme K. (2002). AtPIN4 mediates sink-driven auxin gradients and root patterning in Arabidopsis. Cell 108, 661-673.

77. Grebe M., Friml J., Swarup R., Ljung K., Sandberg G., Terlou M., Palme K., Bennett M. and Scheres B. (2002). Cell polarity signalling in Arabidopsis involves a BFA-sensitive auxin influx pathway. Curr. Biol 12, 329-334.

78. Koornneef, M. and Scheres, B. (2001). Arabidopsis as an experimental organism. in: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (Macmillan Publishers Ltd.).

79. Grebe M., Xu J. and Scheres, B. (2001). Cell axiality and polarity in plants - adding pieces to the puzzle. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 4, 520-526.

80. Scheres B. (2001). Plant cell identity: role of position and lineage. Plant Physiology 125, 112-114.

81. Benfey, P.N. and Scheres, B. (2000). Root Development. Current Biology 10, 813-.

82. Scheres B. (2000). Non-linear signaling for pattern formation? Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 3, 412-417.

83. Barton, K. and Scheres, B. (2000). Plants from genes: towards the information network. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 3, 13-16.

84. Sabatini, S., Beis, D., Wolkenfelt, H., Murfett, J., Guilfoyle, T., Malamy, J., Benfey, P., Leyser, O., Bechtold, N., Weisbeek P. and Scheres, B. (1999). An auxin-dependent distal organizer of pattern and polartity in the Arabidopsis root. Cell 99, 463–472.

85. Scheres B. (1999). Introduction to “Plant Development and Signaling”. Sem. Cell. Dev. Biol. 10, 117-119.

86. Scheres, B. and Benfey, P.N. (1999). Asymmetric cell division in plants. Ann. Rev. Plant Phys. Plant Molec. Biol. 50:505-537.

87. Scheres, B. and Heidstra, R. (1999). Digging out roots: Pattern formation, cell division and morphogenesis in plants. Curr. Top. Dev. Biol. 45, 207-247.

88. Scheres, B. (1998). Floral patterning: a LEAFY link from outer space. Nature 395, 545-547.

89. Dolan, L. and Scheres, B. (1998). Root pattern: shooting in the dark? Sem. Cell. Dev. Biol. 9, 201-206.

90. Scheres, B. and Berleth, T. (1998). Root development: new meanings for root canals? Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 1, 32-36.

91. Van den Berg, C., Hage, W., Weisbeek, P. and Scheres, B. (1998). Laser ablation in Arabidopsis roots: a tool to study cell-to-cell communication. Nato ASI Series 104, 237-250.

92. Scheres, B. and Wolkenfelt, H. (1998). The Arabidopsis root as a model to study plant development. Plant Physiol. Bioch. 36, 21-32.

93. Van den Berg, C., Weisbeek, P. and Scheres, B. (1998). Cell fate in the Arabidopsis root. Planta 205, 483-491.

94. Willemsen, V., Wolkenfelt, H., de Vrieze, G, Weisbeek, P. and Scheres, B. (1998). The HOBBIT gene is required for formation of the primary root meristem in the Arabidopsis embryo. Development 125, 521-531.

95. Scheres, B., Sijmons, P., Van den Berg, C., McKhann, H., de Vrieze, G., Willemsen, V. and Wolkenfelt, H. (1997). Root anatomy and development, the basis for nematode parasitism. In: Cellular and molecular basis for plant-nematode interactions 10, F. Grundler, S. Ohl and C. Fenoll (eds.). p. 25-37.

96. Van den Berg, C., Hage, W., Willemsen, V., van der Werff, N., Wolkenfelt, H., McKhann, H., Weisbeek, P. and Scheres, B. (1997). The acquisition of cell fate in the Arabidopsis thaliana root meristem. In: Biology of root formation and development, A. Altman and Y. Waisel (eds.), Plenum Press, pp. 21-29.

97. Scheres, B. (1997). Cell signalling in root development. Curr. Op. Genet. Dev. 7, 501-506.

98. Van den Berg, C., Willemsen, V., Hendriks, C., Weisbeek, P. and Scheres, B. (1997). Short-range control of cell differentiation in the Arabidopsis root meristem. Nature 390, 287-289.

99. Scheres, B. (1996) Embryonic genes and reinforcement cues determine cell fate in the Arabidopsis thaliana root. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 7, 857-865.

100. Scheres, B., McKhann, H. and van den Berg, C. (1996). Roots redefined: anatomical and genetic analysis of root development. Plant Physiology 111, 959-964.

101. Scheres, B., McKhann, H., van den Berg, C., Willemsen, V., Wolkenfelt, H., de Vrieze, G. and Weisbeek P. (1996) Experimental and genetic analysis of root development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Soil 187, 97-105.

102. Van den Berg, C., Willemsen,V., Hage,W., Weisbeek,P. and Scheres,B. (1995) Cell fate in the Arabidopsis root determined by directional signalling. Nature 378, 62-65.

103. Scheres,B., DiLaurenzio,L, Willemsen,V., Hauser,M.-T., Janmaat, K., Weisbeek,P. and Benfey,P (1995) Mutations affecting the radial organisation of the Arabidopsis root display specific defects throughout the embryonic axis. Development 121, 53-62.

104. Scheres,B., Wolkenfelt,H., Willemsen,V., Terlouw,M., Lawson,E., Dean,C., and Weisbeek,P. (1994) Embryonic origin of the Arabidopsis primary root and root meristem initials. Development 120, 2475-2487.

105. Scheres,B., Willemsen,V., Janmaat,K., Wolkenfelt,H., Dolan,L. and Weisbeek,P. (1994). Analysis of root development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nato ASI Series 81, pp. 41-50.

106. Dolan,L, Janmaat,K., Willemsen,V., Linstead,P., Poethig,S., Roberts,R., and Scheres,B. (1993). Cellular organisation of the Arabidopsis thaliana root. Development 119, 71-84.