Mn2+ and Co2+ toxicity in chlorophyll biosynthesis

K. Csatorday, Z. Gombos, B. Szalontai

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Abstract

The metal ion-induced inhibition of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis was studied in the cyanobacterium Anacystis nidulans. The accumulation of protoporphyrin and Mg protoporphyrin due to the effect of Co2+ and Mn2+ treatment, respectively, pointed to two different sites of inhibition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)476-478
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume81
Issue number2 I
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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Tetrapyrroles
Cyanobacteria
Chlorophyll
Metals
Ions
magnesium protoporphyrin
protoporphyrin IX

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  • Genetics

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Mn2+ and Co2+ toxicity in chlorophyll biosynthesis. / Csatorday, K.; Gombos, Z.; Szalontai, B.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 81, No. 2 I, 1984, p. 476-478.

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