|Title||Phyllotaxis : A Matthew Effect in Auxin Action|
|Source||Current Biology 26 (2016)23. - ISSN 0960-9822 - p. R1233 - R1235.|
|Publication type||Refereed Article in a scientific journal|
Local auxin concentration maxima promote organ initiation in the plant shoot meristem, but how auxin peaks are formed has remained unclear. A new study proposes a cellular Matthew effect, where auxin is pumped into those cells that have higher concentrations.