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Titel (primär) Evaluation of the influence of arsenic species on the nitrogen metabolism of a model angiosperm: nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus
Autor Schmidt, A.-C.; Mattusch, J.; Reisser, W.; Wennrich, R.;
Journal / Serie Applied Organometallic Chemistry
Erscheinungsjahr 2005
Department ANA;
Band/Volume 19
Heft 5
Sprache englisch;
Keywords nitrogen metabolism; plants; 15N-tracer experiments; arsenic species; Tropaeolum majus
Abstract How the various organic and inorganic arsenic species affect the nitrogen metabolism of a model plant, Tropaeolum majus, was studied in order to evaluate the toxicological impact of the various chemical forms of arsenic. For this purpose, the effects on the (a) entire nitrogen pool, (b) protein fraction, and (c) non-protein fraction were distinguished. The arsenic-dependent effects on the nitrogen cycle were assessed by using 15N-labelled KNO3 as a nutritive substance and optical emission spectroscopy to analyse how 15N is incorporated into the nitrogen cycle. In addition to the 15N-tracer experiments, the uptake and metabolization of the arsenic compounds were examined. The work shows that biochemical indicator systems like 15N-tracer studies are able to characterize the degree of the influence of metabolic processes by arsenic species. For example, the incorporated 15N concentration decreased linearly and independently of the 15N fraction with increasing dimethylarsinate (DMA) concentrations. This behaviour indicates that DMA has prevented the uptake of 15N and hence the formation of amino acids and proteins. Arsenite-treated plants exhibited an elevated concentration of non-protein 15N, which could be an indication either for a stimulated uptake of nitrate or for an interrupted amino acid/protein synthesis.
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Schmidt, A.-C., Mattusch, J., Reisser, W., Wennrich, R. (2005):
Evaluation of the influence of arsenic species on the nitrogen metabolism of a model angiosperm: nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus
Appl. Organomet. Chem. 19 (5), 590 - 599