publication . Bachelor thesis . 2016

Försvarsaktivering hos jordgubbs- ochtallplantor- Epigenetiska förändringar I behandladeplantor

Komajda, Ludwika;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: KTH, Skolan för kemivetenskap (CHE)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Strawberry plants (Fragaria x ananassa) and Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) represent species, withinagriculture and forestry respectively, that are traditionally protected by utilization of pesticidesincluding neurotoxic insecticides. More environmentally friendly protection strategies are thereforehighly desirable. Treating plants with specific metabolites naturally occurring in their tissues might alterepigenetic mechanisms, which in turn may strengthen plants self-defense against diseases and weevilattacks. F. x ananassa and P. sylvestris seeds were treated with 2,5 mM nicotinamide and 2,5 mMnicotinic acid in order to investigate possible epigenetical effects ...
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free text keywords: Epigenetics, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid, DNA methytlation, Fragaria x ananassa, Pinus sylvestris
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4.2.3 DNA extraction. Undeveloped leaves of F. x ananassa

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