Heavy-metal-responsive genes in maize: identification and comparison of their expression upon various forms of abiotic stress


To identify genes involved in defense against heavy-metal stresses, a cDNA library originating from mercuric chloride-treated maize (Zea mays L. cv. INRA 258) leaves was constructed and analysed by differential screening using cDNAs derived from treated and untreated plants. Transcriptionally activated cDNA clones, designated CHEM (chemically-activated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00196874


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