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The Arabidopsis clock: time for an about-face?

David E Somers

Author Affiliations

Department of Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, 244B Rightmire Hall, 1060 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Integrative Biosciences and Biotechnology, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, 790-784, Republic of Korea

Genome Biology 2012, 13:153  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-153

Published: 27 April 2012


Three recent studies have altered thinking on the role of TIMING OF CAB EXPRESSION 1 (TOC1), a core element in the plant circadian oscillator.