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Effect of Squaric Acid and Isoascorbate on Glyoxalase-I Cell Division and DNA Synthesis in Datura Callus

  • O. Ramaswamy
  • S. Pal
  • S. K. Sopory
  • S. G. Mukherjee
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)

Abstract

The presence of the enzyme glyoxalase was reported by Neuberg (1) and Dakin and Dudley in 1913 (2). Since then, it has been isolated from many animal systems and from yeast. However, except for one casual report, its existence has not been reported in higher plants.

Keywords

Cell Division Methyl Glyoxal Mercuric Chloride Plant Cell Culture Hydroxy Acid 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Ramaswamy
    • 1
  • S. Pal
    • 1
  • S. K. Sopory
    • 1
  • S. G. Mukherjee
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Life SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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