Weed resistance against herbicides can be conferred either by (a) target site resistance (TSR) and/or (b) non-target site resistance (NTSR) mechanisms. TSR mechanisms largely involve mutation(s) in the target site of action of an herbicide, resulting in an insensitive or less sensitive target protein for the herbicide .
Chloroplast Separation and Measures of Purity. To study the distinctive plastids of maize, various methods have been used to prepare the plastids from (1998) Carbonic anhydrase activity of different photosystem II preparations. in Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, ed Garab G (Kluwer...
On a global scale, 75% of GM crops are engineered for herbicide resistance and most of these herbicides target pathways that reside within plastids. Several thousand proteins are imported into chloroplasts that participate in biosynthesis of fatty acids, amino acids, pigments, nucleotides and numerous metabolic pathways including photosynthesis.
Mar 19, 2018 · It's a Protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitor. PPO is an enzyme in the chloroplast cell that oxidizes protoporphyrinogen IX (PPGIX) to produce protoporphyrin IX (PPIX). PPIX is important because it is a precursor molecule for both chlorophyll (needed for photosynthesis) and heme (needed for electron transfer chains).
Angela K. Hartsock Assistant Professor Department of Biology University of Akron, Wayne College Orrville, Ohio 44667 [email protected] Killing Chloroplasts: Herbicides Targeting Photosynthesis
Photosynthetic Inhibitors control many broadleaf and some grass weeds. In general, these herbicides inhibit photosynthesis by binding to D1 proteins of the photosystem II complex in chloroplast thylakoid membranes. Herbicide binding at this protein blocks electron transport and stops CO2...
Killing curves in the presence and absence of sublethal herbicide concentrations showed that the directions and the magnitudes of responses varied by herbicide, antibiotic, and species. The pattern and rapidity of responses are suggestive of a change in target exposure to the antibiotic.
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