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The role of α-tocopherol in plant stress tolerance
Summary Environmental stresses trigger a wide variety of plant responses, ranging from altered gene expression to changes in cellular metabolism and growth. A plethora of plant reactions exist toExpand
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The Function of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols in Plants
Referee: Dr. Kozi Asada, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Fukuyama University, Gakuencho 1, Fukuyama 729-0292, Japan Tocopherols and tocotrienols, which differ only in the degreeExpand
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JUNGBRUNNEN1, a Reactive Oxygen Species–Responsive NAC Transcription Factor, Regulates Longevity in Arabidopsis[W][OA]
Aging in plants is an intricate process that balances vegetative growth with flowering and reproductive success. This work describes the identification of JUNGBRUNNEN1, a NAC transcription factorExpand
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Die and let live: leaf senescence contributes to plant survival under drought stress.
Leaf senescence is a highly regulated physiological process that leads to leaf death and is, as such, the last developmental stage of the leaf. Plant aging and environmental stresses may induce theExpand
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How relevant are flavonoids as antioxidants in plants?
Flavonoids are a large family of plant secondary metabolites, principally recognized for their health-promoting properties in human diets. Most flavonoids outperform well-known antioxidants, such asExpand
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Changes in carotenoids, tocopherols and diterpenes during drought and recovery, and the biological significance of chlorophyll loss in Rosmarinus officinalis plants
Abstract. Two-year-old rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) plants were subjected to severe stress by exposure to prolonged drought during a Mediterranean summer. Severely stressed plants recoveredExpand
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Transcription Factor ATAF1 in Arabidopsis Promotes Senescence by Direct Regulation of Key Chloroplast Maintenance and Senescence Transcriptional Cascades1[OPEN]
A transcription factor from Arabidopsis antagonistically controls regulators of senescence and photosynthesis. Senescence represents a fundamental process of late leaf development. TranscriptionExpand
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Rapid and sensitive hormonal profiling of complex plant samples by liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry
BackgroundPlant hormones play a pivotal role in several physiological processes during a plant's life cycle, from germination to senescence, and the determination of endogenous concentrations ofExpand
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Tocochromanol functions in plants: antioxidation and beyond.
Tocopherols and tocotrienols, collectively known as tocochromanols, are lipid-soluble molecules that belong to the group of vitamin E compounds and are essential in the human diet. Not surprisingly,Expand
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The Impact of Global Change Factors on Redox Signaling Underpinning Stress Tolerance1[W]
Reduction/oxidation (redox) metabolism and associated signaling are key components of cross tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses in plants. Climate change factors such as predicted increases inExpand
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