Irina Vaseva-Gemisheva

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Cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase (EC specific activity was determined in leaves and roots of two P. sativum cultivars (cv. Scinado and cv. Manuela) during vegetative development and the effect of UV-B irradiation or elevated temperature was assessed. The measurement of CKX activity during development showed localisation of this enzyme to roots.(More)
The expression of cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase (CKX EC: is subject to fine regulation and it provides a rapid turnover of cytokinins, which serves as a signal for triggering developmental events during plant growth. The activity of this enzyme is believed to be responsible for the changes in cytokinin pool under adverse environmental(More)
The levels of three endogenous cytokinin equivalents: zeatin (Z), iso-pentenyladenine (iP) and dihydrozeatin (dZ) in two Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh genotypes — wild type (wt) and ethylene-insensitive mutant (eti5), were compared using enzyme immunoassay (ELISA). Cytokinin content was measured after exposure to low (4 °C for 24 h in darkness) or high(More)
The specific activity of cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase (EC (CKX) was determined in leaves of wild type (wt) and ethylene-insensitive mutant (eti5) of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh plants. Comparative studies showed that this mutation has lower basal CKX activity than wt. Application of 4PU-30 (N1-(2-chloro-4-pyridyl)-N2-phenylurea) resulted(More)
The effect of strong and weak cytokinin antagonists, belonging to the groups of triazolo[4,5-d]pyrimidines (TP), and pyridyl-phenylurea derivatives (PU), on cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase activity (CKX) in the tissues of young pea plants was studied. Tested anticytokinins, with the exception of the most efficient one – PU-1, were able to promote increased(More)
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