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    • Suppression of auxin stimulated growth of barley coleoptile sections by endosulfan

      S Agarwal M U Beg C R Krishna Murti

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      Endosulfan, a cyclic sulphurous acid ester commonly used as a broad spectrum insecticide, suppressed the elongation of barley coleoptiles. Indoleacetic acid at optimum concentration overcame the inhibition of growth of coleoptiles treated with 10 ppm endosulfan. However, perfusion of the coleoptile sections with endosulfan and subsequent treatment with indoleacetic acid could not stimulate cell elongation to the extent observed in the control

    • Membrane lipid peroxidation by ultrasound: Mechanism and implications

      A K Jana S Agarwal S N Chatterjee

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      Ultrasonic radiation produced a dose-dependent linear increase in lipid peroxidation in the liposomes membrane as reflected in the measurement of conjugated dienes, lipid hydroperoxides and malondialdehydes. Ultrasound induced malondialdehyde production could not be inhibited by any significant degree by superoxide dismutase or histidine or dimethyl furan but was very significantly inhibited by butylated hydroxytoluene, cholesterol, sodium benzoate, dimethyl sulphoxide, sodium formate and EDTA. The scavenger studies indicated the functional role of hydroxyl radicals in the initiation of ultrasound induced lipid peroxidation.

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