Phytochelatins

Known as: Phytochelatin, Phytochelatins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Poly-glutathione peptides composed of (Glu-Cys)n-Gly where n is two to seven. They are biosynthesized by glutathione gamma… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Arsenic is an extremely toxic metalloid causing serious health problems. In Southeast Asia, aquifers providing drinking and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Phytochelatin synthases (PCS) mediate cellular heavy-metal resistance in plants, fungi, and worms. However, phytochelatins (PCs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Arsenate tolerance is conferred by suppression of the high-affinity phosphate/arsenate uptake system, which greatly reduces… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
As is a ubiquitous element present in the atmosphere as well as in the aquatic and terrestrial environments. Arsenite and… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Plants respond to heavy-metal toxicity via a number of mechanisms. One such mechanism involves the chelation of heavy metals by a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phytochelatins play major roles in metal detoxification in plants and fungi. However, genes encoding phytochelatin synthases have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phytochelatins (PCs), a family of heavy metal-inducible peptides important in the detoxification of heavy metals, have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An enzyme has been discovered and characterized from Silene cucubalus cell suspension cultures that catalyzes the transfer of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Phytochelatins are a class of heavy-metal-binding peptides previously isolated from cell suspension cultures of several… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A set of novel heavy-metal complexing peptides was isolated from plant cell suspension cultures; the structure of the peptides… (More)
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