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In vitro effect of thiabendazole on enzymes of plant tissues.

Nagaraja, K. V. and Patwardhan, M. V. (1981) In vitro effect of thiabendazole on enzymes of plant tissues. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology, 24 (2). 104-108; 15 ref..

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Abstract

Thiabendazole, a systemic fungicide, at 0.5 mM conc. inhibited mitochondrial succinate dehydrogenase activity by 30-60% in germinating seeds of Cicer arietinum and Phaseolus radiatus [Vigna radiata]. Mitochondrial succinoxidase and phosphorylating capacity were inhibited only in P. radiatus. It inhibited the mitochondrial NADH-cytochrome c reductase of C. arietinum by 50%, but had no effect on mitochondrial succinate-cytochrome c reductase, malate dehydrogenase, ATPase, L-asparatate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase and cytoplasmic phosphorylase, peroxidase, catalase and polyphenol oxidase activities in germinated seeds. Thiabendazole reduced mitochondrial succinate dehydrogenase activity in fruits of various spp. including P. vulgaris and tubers of potato and sweet potato.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: potatoes-; sweet-potatoes; enzymes-; fungicides-; Succinate-dehydrogenase; thiabendazole-; horticultural-crops; grapes-; tomatoes-; mitochondria-; temperate-fruits; fruit-crops; vegetables-; vegetable-legumes; fruit-vegetables; chickpeas-
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 10 Plants
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 26 Pesticide Chemistry
Divisions: Fruit and Vegetable Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2018 04:26
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2018 04:26
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/8465

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