Correction: Mechanisms of stomatal development: an evolutionary view

  • Anne Vatén1, 2 and

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    • Dominique C Bergmann1, 3Email author

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      DOI: 10.1186/2041-9139-4-11

      Received: 11 March 2013

      Accepted: 12 March 2013

      Published: 4 April 2013

      The following corrections correspond to our recently published review article [1].

      Figure 1, the note of true stomata should be placed to the left of the branchpoint for mosses and hornworts, as both groups possess stomata.

      Figure 2, Fig 2C is Orthotrichum anomalum. Full citations for images used in this figure are:
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      • (B-C) Ligrone R, Duckett JG, Renzaglia KS: Major transitions in the evolution of early land plants: a bryological perspective. Ann Bot 2012, 109:851871, reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press.

      • (D) de León MEM, Pérez-García B, Márquez-Guzmán J, Mendoza-Ruiz A: Developmental gametophyte morphology of seven species of Thelypteris subg. Cyclosorus (Thelypteridaceae). Micron 2008, 39:13511362, reprinted by permission of Elsevier.

      • (E) Kim KW, Lee S, Bae S, Kim P: 3d surface profiling and high resolution imaging for refining the florin rings and epicuticular wax crystals of Pinus koraiensis needles. Microsc Res Tech 2011, 74:11661173, reproduced by permission of John Wiley and Sons.

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      Authors’ Affiliations

      Department of Biology, Stanford University
      Department of Biotechnology/Department for Bio and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki
      Howard Hughes Medical Institute


      1. Vatén , Bergmann : Mechanisms of stomatal development: an evolutionary view. EvoDevo 2012, 3:11.PubMedView Article

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