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Iron deficiency affects nitrogen metabolism in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants

Andrea Borlotti, Gianpiero Vigani and Graziano Zocchi*

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Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali - Produzione, Territorio, Agroenergia, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 2, I-20133, Milano, Italy

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:189  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-189

Published: 11 October 2012

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Enzyme activity expressed as as nmol NADPH mg-1 prot min-1.

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Concentration of amino acids.

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Western Blot analysis of nitrate reductase (NR) was performed on soluble fraction extracted from cucumber roots. 0, 1, 3, 7 are the days after Fe withdrawing.

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Oligonucleotide primers for RT-PCR.

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