Marie Havlová

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The impact of water deficit progression on cytokinin (CK), auxin and abscisic acid (ABA) levels was followed in upper, middle and lower leaves and roots of Nicotiana tabacum L. cv. Wisconsin 38 plants [wild type (WT)]. ABA content was strongly increased during drought stress, especially in upper leaves. In plants with a uniformly elevated total CK content,(More)
In plants, members of gene families differ in function and mode of regulation. Fine-tuning of the expression of individual genes helps plants to cope with a variable environment. Genes encoding proline dehydrogenase (PDH), the key enzyme in proline degradation, and the proline biosynthetic enzyme, Δ(1)-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase (P5CS), play an(More)
In order to test the possibility of improving tolerance to heat and drought (alone and in combination) by elevation of the osmoprotectant proline (Pro) content, stress responses were compared in tobacco plants constitutively over-expressing a gene for the Pro biosynthetic enzyme Δ(2)-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase (P5CSF129A; EC and(More)
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