Plant Responses to Nanoparticle Stress
AbstractWith the rapid advancement in nanotechnology, release of nanoscale materials into the environment is inevitable. Such contamination may negatively influence the functioning of the ecosystems. Many manufactured nanoparticles (NPs) contain heavy metals, which can cause soil and water contamination. Proteomic techniques have contributed substantially in understanding the molecular mechanisms of plant responses against various stresses by providing a link between gene expression and cell metabolism. As the coding regions of genome are responsible for plant adaptation to adverse conditions, protein signatures provide insights into the phytotoxicity of NPs at proteome level. This review summarizes the recent contributions of plant proteomic research to elaborate the complex molecular pathways of plant response to NPs stress. View Full-Text
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Hossain, Z.; Mustafa, G.; Komatsu, S. Plant Responses to Nanoparticle Stress. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 26644-26653.
Hossain Z, Mustafa G, Komatsu S. Plant Responses to Nanoparticle Stress. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2015; 16(11):26644-26653.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hossain, Zahed; Mustafa, Ghazala; Komatsu, Setsuko. 2015. "Plant Responses to Nanoparticle Stress." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16, no. 11: 26644-26653.