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Zinc Deficiency Affects the Levels of Endogenous Gibberellins in <i>Zea mays</i> L.

Hitoshi Sekimoto, Mitsuo Hoshi, Takahito Nomura and Takao Yokota

in Plant and Cell Physiology

Published on behalf of Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Volume 38, issue 9, pages 1087-1090
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.a029276
Zinc Deficiency Affects the Levels of Endogenous Gibberellins in Zea mays L.

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Zinc deficiency in Zea mays L. markedly reduced the level of GA1, but not GA20, suggesting blockage of 3rβ-hy-droxylation. The level of IAA was also decreased although not as markedly. Castasterone was affected less than IAA by zinc deficiency.

Keywords: Brassinosteroids; Gibberellins; 3rβ-Hydrox-ylation; IAA; Zea mays L.; Zinc deficiency

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

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