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Project: A chemical genetics approach to study cell cycle regulation during meristem maintenance and organogenesis

01/10/07 – 30/09/12

The aim of this research project was the identifcation of synthetic molecules that specifically interfered with a certain process of organogenesis (lateral root development). By using a compound screening approach, several of such molecules were identified. The application of these molecules revealed the importance of the auxin precursor indole-3-butyric acid during lateral root development.