Changes in the content and composition of lipid fatty acids in tobacco leaves and roots at low-temperature hardening

Changes in the content and composition of lipid fatty acids in tobacco leaves and roots at... Changes in the fatty acid (FA) composition of leaf and root lipids of heat-loving tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L., cv. Samsun) plants during low-temperature hardening (8°C for 6 days) were studied. Hardening could improve leaf but not root cold tolerance. As this took place, the relative content of polyunsaturated (18:2n-6 and 18:3n-3) FAs increased and the proportion of saturated and monounsaturated FAs decreased. In contrast, in the roots hardening slightly increased the concentration of saturated FAs (16:0 and 18:0) and reduced the level of unsaturated FAs (18:1n-9, 18:2n-6, and 18:3n-3). At the same time, root lipids contained much C20–24 FAs, and their content increased during hardening. It was suggested that an increased FA saturation and elevated proportion of C20–24 FAs in the root lipids resulting in the lower membrane fluidity could be a reason for incapability of heat-loving tobacco plant roots of hardening and plant death at the lowtemperature stress. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Plant Physiology Springer Journals

Changes in the content and composition of lipid fatty acids in tobacco leaves and roots at low-temperature hardening

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Publisher
SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Life Sciences; Plant Sciences; Plant Physiology
ISSN
1021-4437
eISSN
1608-3407
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1021443712020124
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Abstract

Changes in the fatty acid (FA) composition of leaf and root lipids of heat-loving tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L., cv. Samsun) plants during low-temperature hardening (8°C for 6 days) were studied. Hardening could improve leaf but not root cold tolerance. As this took place, the relative content of polyunsaturated (18:2n-6 and 18:3n-3) FAs increased and the proportion of saturated and monounsaturated FAs decreased. In contrast, in the roots hardening slightly increased the concentration of saturated FAs (16:0 and 18:0) and reduced the level of unsaturated FAs (18:1n-9, 18:2n-6, and 18:3n-3). At the same time, root lipids contained much C20–24 FAs, and their content increased during hardening. It was suggested that an increased FA saturation and elevated proportion of C20–24 FAs in the root lipids resulting in the lower membrane fluidity could be a reason for incapability of heat-loving tobacco plant roots of hardening and plant death at the lowtemperature stress.

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Russian Journal of Plant PhysiologySpringer Journals

Published: Feb 26, 2012

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