Effects Research of Environmental Hormone BPA and PAEs on the Expression of HSP70-9 Gene in Spinacia oleracea
Received Date: Feb 11, 2017 / Accepted Date: Feb 22, 2017 / Published Date: Feb 27, 2017
Objective: In order to explore the impacts of environmental hormones (EHs) on plants, the relationship between EHs pollutants and Spinacia oleracea HSP70-9 expression was studied in this paper. The researchers studying HSP70 have primarily investigated high temperature stress, low temperature stress, water stress and other environmental factors, such as heavy metals, wind stress, salt stress. However, as a type of environmental pollutant, EHs may affect the growth and development of plants.
Methods: Two typical EHs, PAEs (phthalates esters) and BPA (bisphenol A), were selected for the study. RT-qPCR was used to study HSP70-9 expression at the transcriptional level under single and combined pollution conditions in spinach seedlings.
Results: The result of the present study showed that, the spinach HSP70-9 expression is downregulated with single and combined treatments of EHs.
Conclusion: The conclusion is that BPA and PAEs had certain effects on the expression of HSP70-9 in spinach.
Keywords: HSP70; Spinacia oleracea; Gene expression; BPA; PAEs
Citation: Jia W, Liu P (2017) Effects Research of Environmental Hormone BPA and PAEs on the Expression of HSP70-9 Gene in Spinacia oleracea. J Environ Anal Toxicol 7: 438. Doi: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000438
Copyright: © 2017 Jia W, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricteduse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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