DNA Analysis of Auxin-treated Jerusalem Artichoke Tuber Tissue as a Screen for the Evaluation of Substances Influencing Cell Division

  • D. Adamson
  • R. Hinde
  • S. Kamisaka
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Abstract

The action of plant growth substances on induction, maintenance and inhibition of cell division is a relatively neglected field, as illustrated by the small number of papers on the topic presented at this Conference. This paper describes a simple system for detecting substances which promote or inhibit the division of plant cells, using tissue slices from Jerusalem artichoke tubers.

Keywords

Ethyl Alkaloid Chloramphenicol Kinetin Racemate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Adamson
    • 1
  • R. Hinde
    • 1
  • S. Kamisaka
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesMacquarie UniversityNorth RydeAustralia

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