Hydrogen peroxide is generated systemically in plant leaves by wounding and systemin via the octadecanoid pathway

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Orozco-Cardenas, Martha; Ryan, Clarence A.;
(1999)
  • Publisher: The National Academy of Sciences
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC26920
  • Subject: Biological Sciences
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | integumentary system

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) generated in response to wounding can be detected at wound sites and in distal leaf veins within 1 hr after wounding. The response is systemic and maximizes at about 4–6 hr in both wounded and unwounded leaves, and then declines. The timing of t... View more
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