Term Information

Accession
PO:0020149
Name
quiescent center
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
centro de division de células del meristema (Spanish, exact), 静止中心 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of meristem tissue (PO:0009013) that is part of a root apical meristem (PO:0020147) and consists of mitotically and metabolically inactive cells and is located behind the protoderm (PO:0006210) of the root (PO:0009005). Source: ISBN:0122151704, POC:curators
Comment
If a root cap is present, the quiescent center is behind the root cap.
Subset
None
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Parents of quiescent center (PO:0020149)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
quiescent center [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root apical meristem (PO:0020147)
quiescent center [is_a relation] is_a  portion of meristem tissue (PO:0009013)
Children of quiescent center (PO:0020149)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
root initial cell (PO:0000059) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  quiescent center
PO_GIT
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