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Ca2+ and Phytochrome Action in Plants
Stanley J. Roux
Vol. 34, No. 1 (Jan., 1984), pp. 25-29
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1309422
Page Count: 5
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Red light initiates many important morphogenetic responses in plants through the mediation of the pigment, phytochrome. How phytochrome promotes photomor-phogenesis is unknown. The evidence that photoactivated phytochrome initiates calcium fluxes in cells is reviewed and how these fluxes could regulate several known red-light induced effects in plants is discussed.
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