Lecture Powerpoint

Serna, L. (2009) Cell fate transitions during stomatal development. Bioessays 31:865-873 (accessible overview of the major molecular players).

Serna, L. (2009) Emerging Parallels between Stomatal and Muscle
Cell Lineages. Plant Phys 149:1625-1631 (focus on bHLH proteins SPCH, MUTE & FAMA and their similarities with muscle cell proteins)

Nadeau, JA (2009) Stomatal development: new signals and fate determinants. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 12: 29-35. (analytical treatment of recent data and questions they raise)
Bergman, D.C. & F.D. Sack (2007) Stomatal Development. Ann Rev Plant Biol. 58:163-181 (comprehensive review, getting dated fast.)
Ingram, G. C. (2005). Plant development: spacing out stomatal pores. Curr Biol 15: R663-5.
Gray, J. E., et al. (2004). Plant development: YODA the stomatal switch. Curr Biol 14: R488-90.
Bergmann, D. C. (2004). Integrating signals in stomatal development. Curr Opin Plant Biol 7: 26-32.
Sack, F. D. (2004). Plant sciences. Yoda would be proud: valves for land plants. Science 304: 1461-2.
Nadeau, J. A., et al. (2003). Stomatal development: cross talk puts mouths in place. Trends Plant Sci 8: 294-9.

Patterning the Leaf Surface: Stomata