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Plant Cell Reports

Plant Cell Reports

Editors-in-Chief: G. Hahne; J.R. Liu

ISSN: 0721-7714 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-203X (electronic version)

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Epigenetic Regulation of Plant Development and Stress Responses 

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Systems biology of seeds: Exploring the secrets of chemical seed factories in the post-genomics era 

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Plant Science and Biotechnology in China (Volume II) 

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Plant Science and Biotechnology in China (Volume I) 

Guest Editors: Kang Chong, Zhihong Xu
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Plant Hormone Signaling (Volume II) 

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Plant Hormone Signaling (Volume I) 

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Plant molecular pharming 2012 and beyond  

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Plant biotechnology in support of the Millennium Goals (Volume II) 

Guest Editors: Michael E. Horn, Günther Hahne und Ralf Reski
Published in May 2011, Vol. 30 Issue 5

Plant biotechnology in support of the Millennium Goals (Volume I) 

Guest Editors: Michael E. Horn, Günther Hahne und Ralf Reski
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Published in February 2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2

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    Plant Cell Reports publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on new advances in all aspects of plant cell science, plant genetics and molecular biology.  Papers selected for publication contribute significant new advances to clearly identified technological problems and/or biological questions. The articles will prove relevant beyond the narrow topic of interest to a readership with broad scientific background. The coverage includes such topics as

    - genomics and genetics
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    - cell biology
    - abiotic and biotic stress
    - phytopathology
    - gene transfer and expression
    - molecular pharming
    - systems biology
    - nanobiotechnology
    - genome editing
    - phenomics and synthetic biology

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