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Chen, J., Hao, Z., Guang, X., Zhao, C., Wang, P., Xue, L., Zhu, Q., Yang, L., Sheng, Y., Zhou, Y., et al. (2019). Liriodendron genome sheds light on angiosperm phylogeny and species-pair differentiation. Nat Plants 5, 18-25.

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Lora, J., Laux, T., and Hormaza, J.I. (2019). The role of the integuments in pollen tube guidance in flowering plants. New Phytol 221, 1074-1089.

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Robert, H.S., Park, C., Gutierrez, C.L., Wojcikowska, B., Pencik, A., Novak, O., Chen, J., Grunewald, W., Dresselhaus, T., Friml, J. and, Laux T., (2018). Maternal auxin supply contributes to early embryo patterning in Arabidopsis. Nat Plants 4, 548-553.

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Ueda, M., Aichinger, E., Gong, W., Groot, E., Verstraeten, I., Dai Vu, L., De Smet, I., Higashiyama, T., Umeda, M. and Laux, T. (2017). Transcriptional integration of paternal and maternal factors in the Arabidopsis zygote. Genes Development, 31, 617-627..

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Zhao X., Bramsiepe J., Van Durme M., Komaki S., Prusicki M.A., Maruyama D., Forner J., Medzihradszky A., Wijnker E., Harashima H., Lu Y., Schmidt A., Guthörl D., Logroño R.S., Guan Y., Pochon G.1, Grossniklaus U., Laux T., Higashiyama T., Lohmann J.U., Nowack M.K. and Schnittger A. (2017) RETINOBLASTOMA RELATED1 mediates germline entry in Arabidopsis. Science, 356.

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Zhang, Z., Tucker, E.,  Hermann, M, Laux, T. (2017). A molecular framework for the embryonic initiation of shoot meristem stem cells. Developmental Cell 40, 264V277.

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Dolzblasz, A., Nardmann, J., Clerici, E., Causier, B., van der Graaff, E., Chen, J., Davies, B., Werr, W., and Laux, T. (2016). Stem Cell Regulation by Arabidopsis WOX Genes. Mol Plant 9, 1028-1039.

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Lin, T.F., Saiga, S., Abe, M., and Laux, T. (2016). OBE3 and WUS Interaction in Shoot Meristem Stem Cell Regulation. PLoS One 11, e0155657.

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Pi, L., Aichinger, E., van der Graaff, E., Llavata-Peris, C., Weijers, D., Hennig, L., Groot, E., and Laux, T. (2015). Organizer-Derived WOX5 Signal Maintains Root Columella Stem Cells through Chromatin-Mediated Repression of CDF4 Expression. Developmental Cell 33, 576-88.

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Roodbarkelari, F., Du, F., Truernit, E., and Laux, T. (2015). ZLL/AGO10 maintains shoot meristem stem cells during Arabidopsis embryogenesis by down-regulating ARF2-mediated auxin response. BMC Biol 13, 74.

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Forzani C, Aichinger E, Sornay E, Willemsen V, Laux T, Dewitte W, Murray JA. (2014) WOX5 suppresses CYCLIN D activity to establish quiescence at the center of the root stem cell niche. Curr Biol. 24, 1939-44.

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Sakakibara, K., Reisewitz, P., Aoyama, T., Friedrich, T., Ando, S., Sato, Y., Tamada, Y., Nishiyama, T., Hiwatashi, Y., Kurata, T., Ishikawa, M., Deguchi, H., Rensing, S.A., Werr, W., Murata, T., Hasebe, M., and Laux, T.  (2014). WOX13-like genes are required for reprogramming of leaf and protoplast cells into stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Development  141, 1660-1670.

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Tucker, M. R., Roodbarkelari, F., Truernit, E., Adamski, N. M., Hinze, A., Lohmuller, B., Wurschum, T., and Laux, T. (2013). Accession-specific modifiers act with ZWILLE/ARGONAUTE10 to maintain shoot meristem stem cells during embryogenesis in Arabidopsis. BMC Genomics 14, 809.

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Knauer, S., Holt, A. L., Rubio-Somoza, I., Tucker, E. J., Hinze, A., Pisch, M., Javelle, M., Timmermans, M. C., Tucker, M. R. and Laux, T. (2013). A Protodermal miR394 Signal Defines a Region of Stem Cell Competence in the Arabidopsis Shoot Meristem. Developmental Cell 24,125-132

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Lieber, D., Lora, J., Schrempp, S., Lenhard, M., and Laux, T. (2011) Arabidopsis WIH1 and WIH2 genes act in the transition from somatic to reproductive cell fate. Curr Biol.  21, 1009-1017.

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Ueda, M., Zhang, Z., and Laux, T. (2011). Transcriptional activation of Arabidopsis axis patterning genes WOX8/9 links zygote polarity to embryo development. Developmental Cell, 20 (2): 264-270

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Graf, P., Dolzblasz, A., Würschum, T., Lenhard, M., Pfreundt, U., and Laux, T. (2010). MGOUN1 Encodes an Arabidopsis Type IB DNA Topoisomerase Required in Stem Cell Regulation and to Maintain Developmentally Regulated Gene Silencing. Plant Cell  22, 716-728.

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Mallory, A. C., Hinze, A., Tucker, M. R., Bouché, N., Gasciolli, V., Elmayan, V., Lauressergues, D., Jauvion, V., Vaucheret, H.,, and Laux, T. (2009). Redundant and specific  roles of the ARGONAUTE (AGO) proteins AGO1 and ZLL in development and small RNA-directed gene silencing. PLoS Genet. 5, e1000646.

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Tucker, M., Hinze, A., Tucker, E., Takada, S., Jürgens, G., and Laux, T. (2008). Vascular signalling mediated by ZWILLE potentiates WUSCHEL function during shoot meristem stem cell development in the Arabidopsis embryo. Development 135(17):2839-43

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Breuninger, H., Rikirsch, E., Hermann, M., Ueda M., and Laux, T. (2008). Differential expression of WOX genes mediates apical-basal axis formation in the Arabidopsis embryo. Developmental Cell 14(6):867-76

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

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Deyhle, F., Sarkar, A., Tucker, E.J.,  and Laux, T. (2007). WUSCHEL regulates cell differentiation during anther development. Dev. Biol. 302, 154-159.

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Würschum, T., R. Gross-Hardt, and T. Laux (2006). APETALA2 Regulates the Stem Cell Niche in the Arabidopsis Shoot Meristem. Plant Cell 18: 295-307.

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Kieffer, M., Y. Stern, H. Cook, E. Clerici, C. Maulbetsch, T. Laux, and B. Davies (2006). Analysis of the Transcription Factor WUSCHEL and Its Functional Homologue in Antirrhinum Reveals a Potential Mechanism for Their Roles in Meristem Maintenance. Plant Cell 18: 560-73.

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Disch, S., Anastasiou, E., Sharma, V., Laux, T., Fletcher, J., and Lenhard, M. (2006). The E3 Ubiquitin Ligase BIG BROTHER Controls Arabidopsis Organ Size in a Dosage-Dependent Manner. Curr. Biol. 16, 292-279.

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Bäurle, I. and Laux, T. (2005). Regulation of WUSCHEL transcription in the Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Plant Cell 17, 2271-2280

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Haecker, A., Groß-Hardt, R., Geiges, B., Sarkar, A., Breuninger, H., Herrmann, M., and Laux, T. (2004) Expression dynamics of WOX genes mark cell fate decisions during early embryonic patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development 131, 657-668. (PDF)

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Buschmann, H., Fabri, C.O., Hauptmann, M., Hutzler, P., Laux, T., Lloyd, C.W., Schäffner, A. R. (2004). Helical growth of the Arabidopsis mutant tortifolia1 reveals a plant-specific microtubule-associated protein. Curr. Biol. 14, 1515-1521.

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Sieber, P., Gheyselinck, J., Gross-Hardt, R., Laux, T., Grossniklaus, U., and Schneitz, K. (2004). Pattern formation during early ovule development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Dev. Biol. 273, 321-334.

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Lenhard, M., and Laux, T. (2003). Stem cell homeostasis in the Arabidopsis shoot meristem is regulated by intercellular movement of CLAVATA3 and its sequestration by CLAVATA1. Development 130, 3163-3173. (PDF)

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Gross-Hardt, R., Lenhard, M., and Laux, T. (2002). WUSCHEL signaling functions in interregional communication during Arabidopsis ovule development. Genes & Dev 16, 1129-1138. (PDF)

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Lenhard, M., Jürgens, G., and Laux, T. (2002). The WUSCHEL and SHOOTMERISTEMLESS genes fulfil complementary roles in Arabidopsis shoot meristem regulation. Development 129, 3195-3206. (PDF)

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Lenhard, M., Bohnert, A., Jürgens, G., and Laux, T. (2001). Termination of stem cell maintenance in Arabidopsis floral meristems by interactions between WUSCHEL and AGAMOUS. Cell 105, 805-14. (PDF)

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Schoof, H., Lenhard, M., Haecker,A., Mayer, K.F.X., Jürgens, G., and Laux, T. (2000). The stem cell population of Arabidopsis shoot meristems is maintained by a regulatory loop between the CLAVATA and WUSCHEL genes. Cell 100, 635-644. (PDF)

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Mayer, K.F.X, Schoof, H., Haecker, A., Lenhard, M., Jürgens, G., and Laux, T. (1998). Role of WUSCHEL in regulating stem cell fate in the Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Cell 95, 805-815. (PDF)

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Moussian, B., Schoof, H., Haecker, A., Jürgens, G. and Laux, T. (1998). Role of the ZWILLE gene in the regulation of central shoot meristem cell fate during Arabidopsis embryogenesis. EMBO J. 17, 1799-1809. (PDF)

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Endrizzi, K., Moussian, B., Haecker, A., Levin, J. and Laux, T. (1996). The SHOOT MERISTEMLESS gene is required for maintenance of undifferentiated cells in Arabidopsis shoot and floral meristems and acts at a different regulatory level than the meristem genes WUSCHEL and ZWILLE. Plant J. 10, 967-979.

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Laux, T., Mayer, K. F. X., Berger, J. and Jürgens, G. (1996). The WUSCHEL gene is required for shoot and floral meristem integrity in Arabidopsis. Development 122, 87-96.

 

Selected Review Articles and Book Chapters

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Biedermann, S., and Laux, T. (2018). Plant Development: Adding HAM to Stem Cell Control. Curr Biol 28, R1261-R1263.

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Zhang, N., and Laux, T. (2018). Epigenetically jump starting de novo shoot regeneration. EMBO J 37.

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Groot EP, Laux T. (2016). Ageing: How Do Long-Lived Plants Escape Mutational Meltdown? Curr Biol. 2016 Jul 11;26(13):R530-2.

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Holt, A. L., van Haperen, J. M., Groot, E. P., and Laux, T. (2014). Signaling in shoot and flower meristems of Arabidopsis thaliana. Curr Opin Plant Biol 17, 96-102.

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Ueda, M. and Laux,T. (2012). The origin of the plant body axis. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 15, 578-584.

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Aichinger, E., Kornet, N., Friedrich, T., and Laux, T. (2012). Plant Stem Cell Niches. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 63, 615-636.

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Bosca, S., Knauer, S., and Laux, T. (2011). Embryonic development of the shoot meristem. Frontiers in Plant Physiology 2, 1-6

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L. Katsir, K.A. Davies, D.C. Bergmann, T. Laux: Peptide Signaling in Plant Development Curr Biol, 2011; 21 (9): R356-R364

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Zhang, Z. and Laux, T. (2011). The asymmetric division of the Arabidopsis zygote: from cell polarity to an embryo axis. Sex. Plant Reprod. 24: 161-169

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van der Graaff E, Laux T, Rensing SA. (2009). The WUS homeobox-containing (WOX) protein family. Genome Biol. 10:248

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Rieu I, Laux T. (2009) Signaling pathways maintaining stem cells at the plant shoot apex. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 20:1083-8.

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Tucker, M. and Laux, T. (2007). Connecting the paths in plant stem cell regulation. Trends in cell biology 17(8):403-10.

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Stern, D. and Laux, T. (2006). Stammzellen für unbegrenztes Leben. Biospektrum 12, 714-718.

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Laux, T., Würschum, T. and Breuninger, H. (2004) Genetic regulation of embryonic pattern formation. Plant Cell 16, S190-202..

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Bäurle, I. and Laux, T. (2003). Meristems: The plant fountain of youth. BioEssays 25, 961-70.

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Laux, T. (2003) The Stem Cell Concept in Plants: A Matter of Debate. Cell 113, 281-283. (PDF)

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Groß-Hardt, R. and Laux, T. (2003) Stem cells in plant meristems. J. Cell Sci.116, 1659-1666. (PDF)

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Haecker, A. and Laux, T. (2001). Cell-cell signaling in the shoot meristem. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 4, 441-446. (PDF)

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Lenhard, M., Laux, T., Traas, J., and Laufs, P. (2001). Cell cycle regulation in the shoot apical meristem. In The plant Cell Cycle and its interfaces (ed. D. Francis). Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, UK, p. 159-189.

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Schrick, K. and Laux, T. (2001) Zygotic embryogenesis: The formation of an embryo from a fertilized  egg. In Current Trends in the Embryology of Angiosperms (eds. S.S. Bhojwani and W.Y. Soh) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 249-277.

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Groß-Hardt, R. and Laux, T. (2000). Shoot meristems. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. (PDF)

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Laux, T. (1999). Can molecular genetics explain plant development? Cell  96, 466-468.

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Lenhard, M. and Laux, T. (1999) Formation and maintenance of the shoot meristem. Curr. Op. Plant Biol. 2, 44-50.

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Laux, T. and Mayer, K. F. X. (1998). Cell fate regulation in the shoot meristem. Sem. Cell Dev. Biol. 9, 195-200.

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Laux, T. and Schoof, H. (1997). Maintaining the shoot meristem - the role of CLAVATA1. Trends Plant Sci. 2, 325-327.

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Laux, T. and Jürgens, G. (1997). Embryogenesis: A New Start in Life. Plant Cell 9, 989-1000. (PDF)

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