Jacks of metal/metalloid chelation trade in plants - an overview

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ISSN: 1664-462X

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
https://dspace.vutbr.cz/xmlui/handle/11012/63719
DOI:
10.3389/fpls-2015.00192
Author(s):
Naser A. Anjum; Hasanuzzaman, Mirza; Hossain, Mohammad Anwar; Thangavel, Palaniswamy; Roychoudhury, Aryadeep; Sarvajeet, Singh Gill; Rodrigo, Miguel Ángel Merlos; Adam, Vojtěch; Fujita, Masayuki; Kizek, René; Duarte, Armando Da Costa; Pereira, Eduarda; Ahmad, Iqbal Show More Hide
Tags:
metal/metalloids; planttolerance; chelation; thiolcompounds; glutathione; organicacid; metalloth- ioneins; phytochelatins
article description
Varied environmental compartments including soil sarebeingcontaminatedbyamyriadtoxicmetal(loid)s(hereaftertermedas metal/s )mainlythroughanthropogenicactivities.Thesemetalsmaycontaminatefoodchainandbringirreparableconsequencesinhuman. Plant based approach(phytoremediation)standssecondtononeamongbioremediationtechnologiesmeantforsustainablecleanupofsoils/siteswithmetal-contamination.Inturn,thecapacityofplantstotoleratepotentialconsequencescausedbytheextracted/accumulatedmetalsdecidestheeffectivenessandsuccessofphytoremediationsystem.