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Labeled Oxygen: Transport through Growing Corn Roots
Creighton R. Jensen, J. Letey and L. H. Stolzy
New Series, Vol. 144, No. 3618 (May 1, 1964), pp. 550-552
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1713149
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Oxygen, labeled with oxygen-18, is transported across wax membranes penetrated by growing corn roots. The rate of transport is a linear function of the number of penetrating roots. Other factors also influence the rate of transport.
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