Leckie, C. P. and McAinsh, Martin R. and Montgomery, L. T. and Priestly, A. J. and Staxén, I. and Webb, A. A. R. and Hetherington, Alistair M. (1998) Second messengers in guard cells. Journal of Experimental Botany, 49 (Specia). pp. 339-349. ISSN 1460-2431Full text not available from this repository.
Experimental investigations of stomatal guard cells have provided valuable insights into the mechanisms which may underlie signalling in plants. To date a variety of second messengers/signalling elements have been implicated in the control of guard cell physiology and in the perception of important physiological stimuli which affect this cell type. The present paper examines such evidence, placing particular emphasis on the role of calcium-mobilizing second messengers. The possibility that several distinct signalling pathways may operate in the guard cell is discussed, as are the important implications that this may have for signalling in this and other plant cell systems.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Experimental Botany|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Guard cells ; signalling pathways ; InsP3 ; cADPR ; calcium ; specificity ; abscisic acid ; electrophysiology|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
|Deposited By:||Dr Martin R McAinsh|
|Deposited On:||31 Jul 2009 09:37|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 16:36|
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