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Nitrate Uptake by Intact Sunflower Plants

  • E. Agüera
  • P. de la Haba
  • A. G. Fontes
  • J. M. Maldonado
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 7)

Abstract

Nitrate utilization by higher plants involves nitrate uptake from the medium, its reduction to ammonia, either in the roots or in the leaves, and incorporation of the generated ammonia into carbon skeletons for the synthesis of amino acids and other organic nitrogen compounds.

Keywords

Feed Back Control Nitrate Concentration Glutamine Synthetase Nitrate Reduction Nitrate Reductase Activity 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Agüera
    • 1
  • P. de la Haba
    • 1
  • A. G. Fontes
    • 1
  • J. M. Maldonado
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Biología Vegetal y Ecología Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de CórdobaCórdobaSpain

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