Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (ZMBP)

Research Group Smit

Timing of Fate Transitions Lab


A cell size threshold triggers commitment to stomatal fate in Arabidopsis. Gong Y*, Dale R*, Fung HF*, Amador GO*, Smit ME, Bergmann DC (2022) Science Advances

Extensive embryonic patterning without cellular differentiation primes the plant epidermis for efficient post-embryonic stomatal activities. Smit ME, Vatén A, Mair A, Northover C, Bergmann DC (2023) Developmental Cell

De novo stem cell establishment in meristems requires repression of organ boundary cell fate. Nicolas A, Maugarny-Calès A, Adroher B, Chelysheva L, Li Y, Burguet J, Bågman A-M, Smit ME, et al. (2022) The Plant Cell

A network of transcriptional repressors modulates auxin responses. Truskina J, Han J, Chrysanthou E, Galvan-Ampudia CS, Laine S, Brunoud G, Mace J, Bellows S, Legrand J, Bagman AM, Smit ME, et al. Nature

Specification and regulation of vascular tissue identity in the Arabidopsis embryo. Smit ME, Llavata-Peris CI, Roosjen M, van Beijnum H, Novikova D, et al. Development

A PXY-mediated transcriptional network integrates signalling mechanisms to control vascular development in Arabidopsis. Smit ME*, McGregor S*, Sun H, Gough C, Bagman AM, et al. The Plant Cell

Auxin response cell-autonomously controls ground tissue initiation in the early Arabidopsis embryo. Moller BK*, Ten Hove CA*, Xiang D, Williams N, López LG, Yoshida S, Smit M, Datla R, Weijers D. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA

A brief history of the TDIF-PXY signalling module: balancing meristem identity and differentiation during vascular development. Etchells JP, Smit ME, Gaudinier A, Williams CJ, Brady SM. New Phytol

The role of auxin signaling in early embryo pattern formation. Smit ME, Weijers D. Curr Opin Plant Biol

Plant development. Integration of growth and patterning during vascular tissue formation in Arabidopsis. De Rybel B*, Adibi M*, Breda AS, Wendrich JR, Smit ME, et al. Science