Spontaneous chemiluminescence of seedling roots
It was shown that:
of seedling roots is a result of lightning of cell' surface of
roots [mainly growth and root hair zones].
is a fermentative process, which includes peroxidase, H2O2 and
There is a "burst" of
spontaneous chemiluminescence (oxidative stress) when plant roots
are situated in stress conditions (high and low temperatute, salt,
osmotic, abiotic- and biotoxines).
Markers for plant resistant
determination was proposed using spontaneous chemiluminescence
More than 30 articles
on this problem was publiched. Some of them:
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- Veselovsky V.A., Sekamova
E.N., Tarusov B.N. On mechanism of spontaneous luminescence of
organisms. Biophysics (in Russian) 1963. Vol. 8. P. 125-127.
- Djanumov D.A., Veselovsky
V.A., Tarusov B.N. Marenkov V.S., Pogosyan S.I. Temperature resistance
of plants studied by methods of spontaneous and photoinduced chemiluminescence.
Russ. J. Plant Physiol. 1971. Vol. 18. ¹ 3. P. 588-593.
- Vartapetian, B.B.,
Agapova L.P., Averianov A.A., Veselovsky V.A. New approach to
study of oxigen transport in plants using chemiluminescent method.
Nature. 1974. V. 249, ¹ 5454. P. 269.
- Pogosuan, S.I., Koretskaya,
T.F., Veselovsky, V.A. Substrates and inhibitors of superweak
luminescence of plant tissues. In: Ultra Weak Light Emission in
Medicine and Agricultura (in Russian) Moscow. MSU-isdat. 1974.
- Rubin B.A., Markarova
E.N., Veselovsky V.A. Effect of toxic substances of Fusarium oxysporum,
the causative agent of cotton wilt, on superweak luminescence
of plant roots. Ibid. P.122-127.
- Tsey A.A., Veselovsky
V.A., Tarusov B.N. The primary unspecific chemiluminescent response
of plants to the action of toxic environmental factors. Ibid.
- Pogosyan S.I., Averianov
A.A., Merzliak M.N. Veselovsky, V.A. Extra-cellular chemiluminescence
of plant roots. Report of USSR Acad. (in Russian) 1978. Vol. 239.
¹ 4 P. 974-976.
- Veselovsky, V.A.,
Veselova, T.V. Spontaneous luminescence. Chapter in a book “Plant
Luminescence. Theoretical and Practical Aspects. Moscow. Nauka
(in Russian) 1990. P.92-114.
- Veselovsky, V.A.,
Veselova, T.V. Spontaneous ultraweak light emission from plant
tissues. In: Biophotonics. Non-equilibrium and Coherent Systems
in Biology, Biophysics and Biotehnology. Bioinform services co.
Russia. 1995. P. 267-275.