Nitrate reductase of rice seedlings and its induction by organic nitro-compounds

Shen, T.C. (1972) Nitrate reductase of rice seedlings and its induction by organic nitro-compounds. Plant Physiology, 49 (4). pp. 546-9. ISSN 0032-0889

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16657998

Abstract

Nitrate simultaneously induced NADH- and NADPH-nitrate reductase activities in rice seedlings. Chloramphenicol, other organic nitro-compounds such as o-nitroaniline and 2,4-dinitrophenol and nitrite also induced nitrate reductase in rice seedlings. The nitrate- or nitrite-induced nitrate reductase could accept electrons more efficiently from NADH than NADPH. However, when this enzyme was induced by organic nitro-compounds, it could accept electrons more efficiently from NADPH than NADH.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nitrate reductase
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2011 01:36
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2019 09:28
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/230

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