alexa The metabolism of benzyladenine in Spathiphyllum floribundum 'Schott Petite' in relation to acclimatisation problems.
Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biochemistry & Physiology: Open Access

Author(s): Werbrouck SP, van der Jeugt B, Dewitte W, Prinsen E, Van Onckelen HA,

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Abstract In Spathiphyllum floribundum 'Petite', which was cultured on medium containing benzyladenine (BA), uptake of this cytokinin and its conversion to 9-ß-D-ribofuranosyl-benzyladenine (9R-BA) or 9-ß-glucopyranosyl-benzyladenine (9G-BA) was monitored. BA and extremely large quantities of 9G-BA were exclusively located in the basal part of the plant (callus and meristems). 9R-BA was found in the basal part, the petioles and the leaf blades. After an acclimatisation period of 9 weeks the plants still contained high levels of 9G-BA, but BA and 9R-BA could no longer be detected after one week. The possible role of BA and its derivatives on inhibition of root initiation or irreversible chloroplast deficiency is discussed. This article was published in Plant Cell Rep and referenced in Biochemistry & Physiology: Open Access

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