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to those exhibited by xanthophyll cycle-dependent energy dissipation. The patterns of acclimation of The acclimation of photochemistry, xanthophyll cycle-glutathione reductase are discussed in the context of dependent energy dissipation, and antioxidants was the multiple roles for reduced glutathione. Catalase characterized in leaves of Cucurbita pepo L.(More)
Although plants rely on light to drive energy production via photosynthesis, excess light can be harmful. Plants have evolved photoprotective mechanisms to mitigate this threat, including thermal energy dissipation, the most common form of which involves de-epoxidized constituents of the xanthophyll cycle facilitating the conversion of excess excitation(More)
The enzymatic component of the antioxidant system is discussed as one of the defensive mechanisms providing protection against excessive light absorption in plants. We present an analysis of attempts to improve stress tolerance by means of the creation of transgenic plants with elevated antioxidant enzyme activities and conclude that the effect of such(More)
In some studies, tissues from plants that have been genetically transformed to overproduce antioxidant enzymes sustain less damage when abruptly exposed to short-term chilling in the laboratory. However, few studies have examined the performance of transgenic plants during longer-term growth under chilling conditions. We compared growth of transgenic cotton(More)
  • Amanda Arntson, Bill Ofsa, Denise Lancaster, John R Simon, Matthew McMullin, Barry Logan
  • 2013
Synthetic cannabinoid drugs do not cross react on traditional marijuana immunoassay tests, preventing their use in large scale drug screening programs. This paper describes the validation and performance characteristics of two enzyme linked immunosorbent assays designed to detect the use of two common synthetic cannabinoids in urine, JWH-018 and JWH-250.(More)
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Red spruces are less severely impacted by the parasite eastern dwarf mistletoe than white spruce. Differences in stem vulnerabilities to cavitation do not seem to explain this pattern. Parasitic dwarf mistletoes are damaging forest pathogens, yet the physiological mechanisms by which infections contribute to host decline remain poorly understood. In this(More)
To determine the effect of growth under elevated CO(2) partial pressures (pCO(2)) on photosynthetic electron transport and photoprotective energy dissipation, we examined light-saturated net photosynthetic CO(2) assimilation (A(sat)), the capacity for photosynthetic O(2) evolution, chlorophyll fluorescence emission and the pigment composition of(More)
These are the abstracts of the 2017 American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) Annual Scientific Meeting. Included here are 120 abstracts that will be presented in March 2017, including research studies from around the globe and the ToxIC collaboration, clinically significant case reports describing new toxicologic phenomena, and encore presentations(More)
As the Arctic warms, tundra vegetation is becoming taller and more structurally complex, as tall deciduous shrubs become increasingly dominant. Emerging studies reveal that shrubs exhibit photosynthetic resource partitioning, akin to forests, that may need accounting for in the “big leaf” net ecosystem exchange models. We conducted a lab experiment on sun(More)
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