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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15(3), 3842-3859; doi:10.3390/ijms15033842
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Calcium Imaging Perspectives in Plants

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Received: 23 December 2013; in revised form: 18 February 2014 / Accepted: 20 February 2014 / Published: 4 March 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plant Cell Compartmentation and Volume Control)
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Abstract: The calcium ion (Ca2+) is a versatile intracellular messenger. It provides dynamic regulation of a vast array of gene transcriptions, protein kinases, transcription factors and other complex downstream signaling cascades. For the past six decades, intracellular Ca2+ concentration has been significantly studied and still many studies are under way. Our understanding of Ca2+ signaling and the corresponding physiological phenomenon is growing exponentially. Here we focus on the improvements made in the development of probes used for Ca2+ imaging and expanding the application of Ca2+ imaging in plant science research.
Keywords: calcium; transcription factors; calcium probes; imaging calcium; transcription factors; calcium probes; imaging
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Kanchiswamy, C.N.; Malnoy, M.; Occhipinti, A.; Maffei, M.E. Calcium Imaging Perspectives in Plants. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15, 3842-3859.

AMA Style

Kanchiswamy CN, Malnoy M, Occhipinti A, Maffei ME. Calcium Imaging Perspectives in Plants. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2014; 15(3):3842-3859.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Kanchiswamy, Chidananda N.; Malnoy, Mickael; Occhipinti, Andrea; Maffei, Massimo E. 2014. "Calcium Imaging Perspectives in Plants." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15, no. 3: 3842-3859.



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