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Abscisic Acid Signal Transduction in Stomatal Responses

  • Sarah M. Assmann


ABA plays major roles in the regulation of several important plant processes. ABA is important for plant acclimation to drought, cold, and salinity, for development of seed dormancy, and for inhibition of seed germination. ABA at higher concentrations inhibits root growth, but detailed studies have also shown that some ABA is required to maintain root elongation during stress (54). ABA also affects the transcription of a large number of genes (48).


Guard Cell Stomatal Closure Stomatal Opening Abscisic Acid Signal Guard Cell Protoplast 
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  1. 1.Biology DepartmentPenn State University, 208 Mueller LaboratoryUniversity ParkUSA

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