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  • Cadmium and lead and role of peptides in water deficit stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).

    Author(s) : Dadnia, M. R.Nejad, S. D.Nejad, S. D.

    Author Affiliation : Department of Agronomy, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Khouzestan, Iran.

    Author Email : rezadadnia@yahoo.com

    Journal article : Research on Crops 2010 Vol.11 No.2 pp.256-259 ref.23

    Abstract : PeptidespeptidesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    can be beneficial to trace elements control, such as cadmiumcadmiumSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    (Cd) and leadleadSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    (Pb). We investigated if peptides decreased the Cd and Pb concentrations of the receiving soils in wheatwheatSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    . Experimental soils were analyzed for total concentrations of Cd and Pb. The studies in the plant tissues indicated that peptides induced GR (Glutathione reductase) activity and then detoxification of Cd and Pb. Data analysis showed that peptide ligandsligandsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    included metallothioneins (MTs) and phytochelatinsphytochelatinsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    (PCs) had significant effect on GR rates and could decrease the reactive oxygen speciesreactive oxygen speciesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    (ROS) in plant tissues due to heavy metalsheavy metalsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    detoxification. The results showed that phytochelatins were more effective than metallothioneins in control water deficitwater deficitSubject Category: Properties
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    and detoxification of Cd and Pb in wheat.

    ISSN : 0972-3226

    URL : http://www.cropresearch.org

    Record Number : 20103309542

    Publisher : Gaurav Society of Agricultural Research Information Centre

    Location of publication : Hisar

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : TriticumtriticumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Triticum aestivumtriticum aestivumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : cadmiumcadmiumSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , enzyme activityenzyme activitySubject Category: Properties
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    , enzymesenzymesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , glutathione-disulfide reductaseglutathione-disulfide reductaseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , heavy metalsheavy metalsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , leadleadSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , ligandsligandsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , metallothioneinmetallothioneinSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , peptidespeptidesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , phytochelatinsphytochelatinsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , plant water relationsplant water relationsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , reactive oxygen speciesreactive oxygen speciesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , water deficitwater deficitSubject Category: Properties
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    , wheatwheatSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    Identifier(s) : glutathione reductase (NAD(P)H)

    Geographical Location(s) : IraniranSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : PoaceaepoaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PoalespoalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , commelinidscommelinidsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , monocotyledonsmonocotyledonsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TriticumtriticumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Developing Countriesdeveloping countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , Middle Eastmiddle eastSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Threshold Countriesthreshold countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , West Asiawest asiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AsiaasiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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