Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 125–127 | Cite as

Chlorophyllase Activity and Chlorophyll Content in Wild and Mutant Plants of Arabidopsis thaliana

  • D.T. Todorov
  • E.N. Karanov
  • A.R. Smith
  • M.A. Hall
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Abstract

The activity of chlorophyllase in wild type (WT) was higher than in ethylene insensitive mutant (eti 5) of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh plants during the vegetative period. Chlorophyll content in eti 5 leaves was higher than in WT but the difference decreased by the end of the experimental period.

ethylene insensitive mutant leaf age 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D.T. Todorov
    • 1
  • E.N. Karanov
    • 1
  • A.R. Smith
    • 2
  • M.A. Hall
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Plant PhysiologyBulgarian Academy of ScienceSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Biological SciencesUniversity of WalesCeredigion, AberystwythUK

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