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Author Baier, Ruth ♦ Schiene, Karin ♦ Kohring, Bodo ♦ Flaschel, Erwin ♦ Niehaus, Karsten
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Sociology & anthropology
Abstract Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) suspension cultures respond to yeast elicitors with a strong alkalinization of the culture medium, a transient synthesis of activated oxygen species, and typical late defence reactions such as phytoalexin accumulation and increased peroxidase activity. The alkalinization reaction as well as the oxidative burst were also observed when tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) cell-suspension cultures were treated with yeast elicitors. Depending on the degree of polymerization, N-acetyl chitin oligomers induced the alkalinization response in both plant cell-suspension cultures, while only tobacco cell cultures developed an oxidative burst. Suspension-cultured tobacco cells responded to Sinorhizobium meliloti nodulation factors with a maximal alkalinization of 0.25 pH units and a remarkable oxidative burst. In contrast, addition of Sinorhizobium meliloti nodulation factors to suspension-cultured alfalfa cells induced a slight acidification of the culture medium, instead of an alkalinization, but no oxidative burst.
ISSN 00320935
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-11-05
Publisher Place Berlin/Heidelberg
e-ISSN 14322048
Journal Planta
Volume Number 210
Issue Number 1
Page Count 8
Starting Page 157
Ending Page 164


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