Fiziol. rast. genet. 2016, vol. 48, no. 6, 544-547, doi:

The activity of NADPH-oxidase in the corn seedlings root merystem under the herbicide inhibitor of acetyl-CoA-carboxylase action

Radchenko M.P., Sychuk A.M., Morderer Ye.Yu.

  • Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 31/17 Vasylkivska St., Kyiv, 03022, Ukraine

The activity of NADPH-oxidase in corn seedlings root merystem under the herbicide inhibitor of acetyl-CoA-carboxylase haloxyfop-methyl (HF) action was investigated to determine the sources of superoxide anion radical (SAR) formation. It was established that increased activity of NADPH-oxidase observed only at the beginning of the herbicide phytotoxic action development. It is concluded, that besides NADPH-oxidase, there is another source of SAR formation, which determines the prolonged increase in the content of this form of reactive oxygen species from the beginning of herbicide phytotoxic action to moment of the merystem necrosis occurrence.

Keywords: herbicides, haloxyphop-R-methyl, acetyl-CoA-carboxylase, reactive oxygen species, superoxide anion radical, NADPH-oxidase

Fiziol. rast. genet.
2016, vol. 48, no. 6, 544-547

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