Antioxidant enzyme response of sorghum plant upon exposure to Aluminum, Chromium and Lead heavy metals


Yilmaz S. H., Kaplan M., Temizgül R., Yılmaz S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.42, pp.503-512, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/tjb-2016-0112
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-512
  • Keywords: Sorghum, Antioxidant enzymes, Proline, Chlorophyll, Heavy metals, MDA, BEAN PHASEOLUS-VULGARIS, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, PROLINE, CHLOROPHYLL, SEEDLINGS, STRESS, ACCUMULATION, CADMIUM, SYSTEMS, LEAVES
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Sorghum has received great interest for resistance to heavy metals. Therefore, effects of Aluminum (Al), Chromium (Cr) and Lead (Pb) concentrations (2, 4, 8, 16, 32 and 64 ppm) on antioxidant enzyme systems of Sorghum in root and leaf tissues were investigated.