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Effects of sucrose and kinetin on growth and chlorophyll synthesis in tobacco tissue cultures.
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PMID:  16657686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Investigations were carried out on the effects of various combinations of sucrose and kinetin concentrations on growth and chlorophyll production in a green and a nongreen clone of pith callus of Nicotiana tabacum L. It was found that 2 milligrams per liter or higher amounts of kinetin induced greening in the nongreen tissue. The observations suggested that growth of the callus and synthesis of chlorophyll and soluble protein are controlled by relative concentrations of sucrose and kinetin in the medium. Kinetin was found to be inhibitory for chlorophyll synthesis in the green callus.
K Kaul; P S Sabharwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plant physiology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0032-0889     ISO Abbreviation:  Plant Physiol.     Publication Date:  1971 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-29     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  2010-09-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401224     Medline TA:  Plant Physiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  691-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Botany, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506.
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