Hormone-induced cell fate reprogramming during plant regeneration

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Shoot regeneration has been widely used for generation of genetically modified major crops such as rice, maize and wheat. Despite recent achievements in the development of genome editing tools based on the CRISPR-Cas9 technology, the future crop design is limited by current methods of improving shoot regenerative capacity. We are now using molecular genetic tools to understand how auxin and cytokinin sequentially promote somatic cell reprogramming during regeneration.