Journal Article

Role of Ca<sup>2+</sup> on Triggering Tonoplast Action Potential in Intact <i>Nitella flexilis</i>

Munehiro Kikuyama and Teruo Shimmen

in Plant and Cell Physiology

Published on behalf of Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Volume 38, issue 8, pages 941-944
Published in print January 1997 | ISSN: 0032-0781
Published online January 1997 | e-ISSN: 1471-9053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.pcp.a029255
Role of Ca2+ on Triggering Tonoplast Action Potential in Intact Nitella flexilis

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Plant Sciences and Forestry

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Sensitive aequorin was microinjected into the cytoplasm of Nitella flexilis to study the role of Ca2+ in the generation of the tonoplast action potential. The temporal relation between the increase in cytoplasmic Ca2+ and the tonoplast action potential suggested that tonoplast action potential is triggered by an increase in cytoplasmic Ca2+. This is also supported by the fact that Mn2+, extracellularly applied, inhibited both the increase in cytoplasmic Ca2+ and the generation of the tonoplast action potential.

Keywords: Action potential; Ca2+; Intracellular signaling; Nitella flexilis; Tonoplast action potential

Journal Article.  0 words. 

Subjects: Biochemistry ; Molecular and Cell Biology ; Plant Sciences and Forestry

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.