Open Access Research article

Real-time imaging and analysis of differences in cadmium dynamics in rice cultivars (Oryza sativa) using positron-emitting107Cd tracer

Satoru Ishikawa1*, Nobuo Suzui2, Sayuri Ito-Tanabata23, Satomi Ishii2, Masato Igura1, Tadashi Abe1, Masato Kuramata1, Naoki Kawachi2 and Shu Fujimaki2

Author Affiliations

1 Soil Environment Division, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, 3-1-3 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8604, Japan

2 Radiotracer Imaging Group, Medical and Biotechnological Application Division, Quantum Beam Science Directorate, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Watanuki 1233 Takasaki, Gunma 370-1292, Japan

3 Agricultural Research Institute, Ibaraki Agricultural Center, Kamikuniicho 3402, Mito, Ibaraki 311-4203, Japan

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BMC Plant Biology 2011, 11:172  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-172

Published: 29 November 2011

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Animation film of107Cd dynamics in the roots of six rice cultivars at the vegetative stage.

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Animation film of107Cd transport into shoots of six rice cultivars at the vegetative stage.

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Autoradiography of detached parts of plants at the vegetative stage 36 h after Cd supplementation. A, Nipponbare. B, Koshihikari. C, Sasanishiki. D, Choko-koku. E, Jarjan. F, Anjana Dhan.

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Animation film of107Cd accumulation in the panicles of Koshihikari and BIL48 at the grain-filling stage.

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