Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 50, Issue 3, pp 461–464 | Cite as

Phenolics, lignin content and peroxidase activity in Picea omorika lines

  • J. Bogdanovic
  • D. Dikanovic
  • V. Maksimovic
  • S. Tufegdzic
  • D. Dokovic
  • V. Isajev
  • K. Radotic
Brief Communication


We analyzed low molecular mass phenolics, lignin content and both soluble and cell wall bound peroxidase activity in the needles of three Picea omorika (Pancic) Purkyne lines grown in the generative seed orchard. The highest values of the total phenol content as well as of catechine, caffeic acid, coniferyl alcohol, isoferulic acid and lignin concentration were detected in B5 line (“semidichotomy” line). The soluble guaiacol peroxidase activity was the highest in A3 line (line “borealis”). The highest activity of cell wall bound peroxidases was measured in B5 line, and it was in correlation with lignin content.

Additional key words

guaiacol peroxidase omorika pollution stress 



dehydrogenate polymer


ethylenediaminotetraacetic acid


gas chromatography with mass spectrometry


high performance liquid chromatography


lignin-thioglycolic acid complex






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© Institute of Experimental Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Praha 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bogdanovic
    • 1
  • D. Dikanovic
    • 1
  • V. Maksimovic
    • 1
  • S. Tufegdzic
    • 2
  • D. Dokovic
    • 3
  • V. Isajev
    • 4
  • K. Radotic
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Multidisciplinary StudiesUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.Institute of Chemistry, Technology and MetallurgyBelgradeSerbia
  3. 3.Faculty of ChemistryUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  4. 4.Faculty of ForestryUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia

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