Apoptosis-like cell death in barley roots under salt stress

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    Abstract

    Salt stress-induced cell death was investigated in barley roots. Cleavage of nuclear DNA was observed 1 h after salt stress. Oligonucleosomal fragments of DNA were detected electrophoretically 8 h after salt stress. These phenomena indicate that apoptosis-like cell death can occur under salt stress.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1091-1093
    Number of pages3
    JournalPlant and Cell Physiology
    Volume38
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 1997

    Keywords

    • Apoptosis-like cell death
    • Barley
    • DNA fragmentation
    • Salt stress
    • TUNEL

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physiology
    • Plant Science
    • Cell Biology

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