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Laccase activity and maceration of lupin tissue by Rhizoctonia solani is inhibited by arginine

Bora, P., Hardy, G.E.St.J. and O'Brien, P.A. (2005) Laccase activity and maceration of lupin tissue by Rhizoctonia solani is inhibited by arginine. Australasian Plant Pathology, 34 (4). pp. 591-594.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AP05077
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Abstract

The role of Rhizoctonia solani laccase in the maceration of plant tissue was investigated. Extracellular enzymes produced by R. solani were found to macerate lignified lupin radicle and non-lignified potato tuber tissue. Arginine inhibited maceration of lupin radicle but not potato tuber tissue. Arginine inhibited laccase activity but had no effect on the activity of cellulase, pectinase or xylanase.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Copyright: (c) CSIRO
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/2404
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