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The potato genotypes (Solanum tuberosum L.) with russet tuber skin are generally resistant to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea f.sp. subterranea or Sss). Lipoxygenase (LOX; EC 1.13.11.12) and patatin are two key storage proteins that are known to offer resistance to several diseases and insects. The objective of this study was to find out the(More)
Biguanides such as metformin are widely used worldwide for the treatment of type-2 diabetes. The identification of guanidine and related compounds in French lilac plant (Galega officinalis L.) led to the development of biguanides. Despite of their plant origin, biguanides have not been reported in plants. The objective of this study was to quantify(More)
Potato plants are being supplemented with selenium (Se) to enrich tubers with Se for health benefits. Se is not an essential nutrient and interferes with the metabolism of sulfur (S) in plants. The objective of the present investigation was to study the activities of Se-independent glutathione peroxidase (Se-Ind-GPx), Se-dependent glutathione peroxidase(More)
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