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Type: Journal article
Title: Different NaCl-induced calcium signatures in the arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes Col-0 and C24
Author: Schmöckel, S.
Garcia, A.
Berger, B.
Tester, M.
Webb, A.
Roy, S.
Citation: PLoS One, 2015; 10(2):e0117564-1-e0117564-9
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Issue Date: 2015
ISSN: 1932-6203
1932-6203
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Sandra M. Schmöckel, Alexandre F. Garcia, Bettina Berger, Mark Tester, Alex A. R. Webb, Stuart J. Roy
Abstract: A common feature of stress signalling pathways are alterations in the concentration of cytosolic free calcium ([Ca2+]cyt), which allow the specific and rapid transmission of stress signals through a plant after exposure to a stress, such as salinity. Here, we used an aequorin based bioluminescence assay to compare the NaCl-induced changes in [Ca2+]cyt of the Arabidopsis ecotypes Col-0 and C24. We show that C24 lacks the NaCl specific component of the [Ca2+]cyt signature compared to Col-0. This phenotypic variation could be exploited as a screening methodology for the identification of yet unknown components in the early stages of the salt signalling pathway.
Keywords: Cytosol; Arabidopsis; Sodium Chloride; Calcium; Aequorin; Arabidopsis Proteins; Signal Transduction; Ecotype; Seedlings
Rights: © 2015 Schmöckel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited
RMID: 0030024347
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117564
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