Auxin Metabolism in Lemna gibba
Research from the Labororatories of Jerry Cohen1 and Janet Slovin2

Slovin JP and Cohen JD (1988) Levels of indole-3-acetic acid in Lemna gibba G 3 and in a large Lemna mutant regenerated from tissue culture. Plant Physiol 86:522 526

Baldi BG, Maher BR, Slovin JP and Cohen JD (1991) Stable isotope labeling in vivo of D and L tryptophan pools in Lemna gibba and the low incorporation of label into indole-3-acetic acid. Plant Physiol 95:1203 1208

Tam YY, Slovin JP and Cohen JD (1995) Selection and characterization of alpha-methyltryptophan resistant lines of Lemna gibba showing a rapid rate of indole-3-acetic acid turnover. Plant Physiol 107:77 85

Tam YY, Slovin JP and Cohen JD (1998) Continuous light alters indole-3-acetic acid metabolism in Lemna gibba. Phytochemistry 49:17-21

Yuen Yee Tam 1996 The Use of Lemna to Study the Turnover of Indole-3-acetic Acid. Ph.D dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 151 pp.

Slovin JP (1997) Phytotoxic conjugates of indole-3-acetic acid: potential agents for biochemical selection of mutants in conjugate hydrolysis. Plant Growth Regulation 21:215-221

Rapparini F, Cohen JD and Slovin JP (1999) Indole-3-acetic acid biosynthesis in Lemna gibba studied using stable isotope labeled anthranilate and tryptophan. Plant Growth Regulation 27:139-144

Jansen MA, van den Noort RE, Tan MY, Prinsen E, Lagrimini LM, Thorneley RN (2001) Phenol-oxidizing peroxidases contribute to the protection of plants from ultraviolet radiation stress. Plant Physiol 126:1012-23

Rapparini F, Tam YY, Cohen JD and Slovin JP (2002) IAA metabolism in Lemna gibba undergoes dynamic changes in response to growth temperature. Plant Physiol 128:1410-1416

Current affiliations:

Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

2 Fruit Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD.

Revised: March 11, 2003