Dosisafhankelijke effecten van uranium op Arabidopsis thaliana bij pH 7,5

Gilles Peetermans, Hildegarde Vandenhove

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    Abstract

    In this thesis, Arabidopsis thaliana plants were exposed to different U-concentrations, ranging from 0 to 100 µM U, at pH 7.5 to investigate the dose-dependent effects of U. Different parameters were analysed eg. biomass, metabolite concentrations, enzyme activities and gene expression. It seems that the ascorbate-glutathione cycle plays an important role in the defence under U-stress. Also the involvement of microRNA398b/c in gene regulation after U-exposure was investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Saenen, Eline, Supervisor
    • Schoone, Kristien, Supervisor, External person
    Place of PublicationGeel, Belgium
    Publisher
    StatePublished - May 2012

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