Expression of key antioxidant enzymes under combined effect of heat and cadmium toxicity in growing rice seedlings

@article{Nahakpam2010ExpressionOK,
  title={Expression of key antioxidant enzymes under combined effect of heat and cadmium toxicity in growing rice seedlings},
  author={Sareeta Nahakpam and Kavita Shah},
  journal={Plant Growth Regulation},
  year={2010},
  volume={63},
  pages={23-35}
}
Effect of Cd2+ toxicity and heat stress in sensitive rice cv. DR-92 and tolerant rice cv. Bh-1 grown in North East region of India were studied in sand cultures. Increasing levels of 0–500 μM Cd2+ alone and/or heat stress showed increased activities of superoxide dismutase, guaiacol peroxidase, ascorbate peroxidase and glutathione reductase enzymes which were associated with induced oxidative stress and altered enzyme activities. The values for SOD and POD activities were always more in cv. DR… CONTINUE READING
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