Development of transgenic tobacco plants overexpressing maize glutathione S-transferase I for chloroacetanilide herbicides phytoremediation.


Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs, EC are a multigene family of detoxification enzymes that biotransform a wide variety of endogenous and exogenous electrophilic substrates, including herbicides. The isozyme GST I from maize exhibits significant catalytic activity for the chloroacetanilide herbicide alachlor and appears to be involved in its… (More)


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