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Quantitative imaging strategies pave the way for testable biological concepts.
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PMID:  21352557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In developmental biology, the accumulation of qualitative phenotypic descriptions has fueled the need for testable parsimonious hypotheses, giving a fresh impetus to quantitative strategies. As an illustration, thanks to the precise quantification of cell growth and microtubule behavior in a study published in BMC Plant Biology, Zhang and collaborators have identified sequential phases of polarized and isotropic growth in puzzle-shaped leaf epidermal cells, thus providing new clues to explore how growth coordination occurs in this tissue.
Olivier Hamant
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Editorial     Date:  2011-02-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMC biology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1741-7007     ISO Abbreviation:  BMC Biol.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-28     Completed Date:  2011-06-09     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101190720     Medline TA:  BMC Biol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratoire Reproduction et Développement des Plantes/Laboratoire Joliot Curie, INRA, CNRS, ENS, Université de Lyon, 46 Allée d'Italie, 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France.
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MeSH Terms
Developmental Biology
Imaging, Three-Dimensional / methods*
Models, Biological
Plant Leaves / cytology*,  growth & development
Time-Lapse Imaging / methods

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