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Monoclonal anti-diuron antibodies prevent inhibition of photosynthesis by diuron

Item Type:Article
Title:Monoclonal anti-diuron antibodies prevent inhibition of photosynthesis by diuron
Creators Name:Werner, D. and Behrsing, O. and Scharte, G. and Woller, J. and Steup, M. and Micheel, B.
Abstract:Two monoclonal anti-diuron antibodies were generated that bind to diuron with an extremely low equilibrium dissociation constant. The antibodies prevented and restored in vitro and in vivo the diuron-dependent inhibition of photosynthesis. In isolated thylakoids prepared from spinach leaves (Spinacia oleracea L.) the diuron-inhibited Hill reaction was reconstituted immediately after the addition of the monoclonal antibodies. The antibodies also restored the diuron-dependent inhibition of the photosynthetic oxygen evolution of the cell wall-deficient mutant cw15 of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Dangeard.
Keywords:Diuron, Anti-diuron Antibody, Photosynthesis, Hill Reaction, Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii cw15, Animals, Mice
Source:FEBS Letters
ISSN:0014-5793
Publisher:Elsevier (The Netherlands)
Volume:523
Number:1-3
Page Range:95-98
Date:17 July 2002
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0014-5793(02)02952-6
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