Lecture Powerpoint




Husbands AY, Chitwood DH, Plavskin Y, Timmermans MC (2009) Signals and prepatterns: new insights into organ polarity in plants. Genes Dev 23:1986-1997 (excellent review with a focus on siRNA control of leaf polarity, the focus of the Timmermans lab at Cold Spring Harbor.)
Chapman EJ, Carrington JC (2007) Specialization and evolution of endogenous small RNA pathways. Nat Rev Genet 8:884-896 (this review can help sort out the tangle of small RNA pathways discovered in the past decade)
Chitwood, DH et al. (2007) Establishing leaf polarity: the role of small RNAs and positional signals in the shoot apex. Development 134:813-823. (second author Mengjuan Guo was a grad student in our department)
Kidner, CA (2007) Leaf evolution: working with what's to hand. Evolution & Development 9:321-322.
Tsukaya, H. (2006) Mechanism of leaf-shape determination. Ann. Rev. Plant Biol. 57:477-496.
Byrne, M. E. (2005). Networks in leaf development. Curr Opin Plant Biol 8: 59-66.
Fleming, A. J. (2005). The control of leaf development. New Phytol 166: 9-20.
Kessler, S., et al. (2004). Shaping up: the genetic control of leaf shape. Curr Opin Plant Biol 7: 65-72.
Champagne, C., et al. (2004). Compound leaves: equal to the sum of their parts? Development 131: 4401-4412.
Kim, M., et al. (2003). Regulating shapes and sizes. Dev Cell 4: 441-2.
Tsukaya, H. (2003). Organ shape and size: a lesson from studies of leaf morphogenesis. Curr Opin Plant Biol 6: 57-62.
Kim, M., et al. (2003). The expression domain of PHANTASTICA determines leaflet placement in compound leaves. Nature 424: 438-43.
Tsukaya, H. (2002) Leaf development. The Arabidopsis Book.

Leaf Morphogenesis