Comptes Rendus
Biology and Mechanics
Yves Couder: Putting mechanics back into the shoot apical meristem
Comptes Rendus. Mécanique, Volume 348 (2020) no. 6-7, pp. 679-684.

In 2008, we published an article proposing that the microtubular cytoskeleton in plants use maximal tensile stress directions to guide organ growth []. Yves Couder was instrumental in that project. Here are some memories and prospects from this collaborative and interdisciplinary endeavor.

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DOI: 10.5802/crmeca.19
Keywords: Morphogenesis, Mechanical stress, Microtubules, Interdisciplinary research, Plant development

Jan Traas 1; Olivier Hamant 1

1 Laboratoire Reproduction et Développement des Plantes, Univ Lyon, ENS de Lyon, UCB Lyon 1, CNRS, INRAE, F-69342, Lyon, France
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Jan Traas; Olivier Hamant. Yves Couder: Putting mechanics back into the shoot apical meristem. Comptes Rendus. Mécanique, Volume 348 (2020) no. 6-7, pp. 679-684. doi : 10.5802/crmeca.19. https://comptes-rendus.academie-sciences.fr/mecanique/articles/10.5802/crmeca.19/

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