Potential role of NADPH-oxidase in early steps of lead-induced oxidative burst in Vicia faba roots

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Pourrut, Bertrand; Perchet, Geoffrey; Silvestre, Jérôme; Cecchi, Marie; Guiresse, Agnès Maritchù; Pinelli, Eric;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Plant Physiology (issn: 0176-1617)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2007.07.016
  • Subject: Oxidative burst | Biodiversité et Ecologie | Vicia faba | Reactive oxygen species | Ecologie, Environnement | Lead | NADPH-oxidase

The mechanism of oxidative burst induced by lead in Vicia faba excised roots was investigated by luminol-dependent chemiluminescence. Results showed that lead triggered a rapid and dose-dependent increase in chemiluminescence production. In this study, specific inhibitor... View more
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