Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activity in maize zea mays cultivar shakti 3. age dependence and sub cellular localization

Sharma, R.; Sopory, S.K.; Guha-Mukherjee, S.

Zeitschrift fuer Pflanzenphysiologie 94(4): 371-375


Accession: 006120902

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A brief irradiation of red light increased peroxidase activity in leaves which was reversed by far-red light of short duration. The onset and magnitude of the photoresponse was age dependent. In 6-day-old leaves, photoreversibility by red and far-red light was shown, whereas in 3-day-old leaves no response was noted. Peroxidase in leaves was a soluble enzyme and phytochrome mediated increase in activity was mainly confined to the supernatant.