phytotoxin


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phytotoxin

 [fi´to-tok″sin]
an exotoxin produced by certain species of higher plants; any toxin of plant origin.

phy·to·tox·in

(fī'tō-tok'sin),
A toxic substance of plant origin.
Synonym(s): plant toxin
[phyto- + G. toxikon, poison]

phytotoxin

/phy·to·tox·in/ (-tok″sin) an exotoxin produced by certain species of higher plants; any toxin of plant origin.

phy·to·tox·in

(fī'tō-tok'sin)
Any toxin produced by a plant.
[phyto- + G. toxikon, poison]

phytotoxin

an exotoxin produced by certain species of higher plants; any toxin of plant origin.
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88] studied the effect of Helminthosporium phytotoxins on cereal leaf protoplasts.
The adverse effects of waterlogging on plants are often due to decreased availability of 02 and accumulation of phytotoxins (Armstrong and Armstrong 2001).
A number of exogenous/environmental insults have been postulated to have a role in the pathogenesis of biliary atresia, including drugs used during gestation (amphetamines and alcohol), phytotoxins, mycotoxins, toxic agricultural products, and industrial toxins.
Investigating the mode of action of natural phytotoxins.
The highly toxic nature of the putative phytotoxins present in C.
Due to this achievement, it seems within the reach of man's efforts to generate miracle drugs and fight against viral diseases, which has tremendously effects in the developing countries; in production of self- fertilizing crops that release phytotoxins to fight against pests and to develop refining processes to utilize the industrial waste or sewage sludge and to give comfort of the anxieties to humans about the coming days.
Alternatively, plants roots are very sensitive to phytotoxins released by decomposing stubble and may become short, thick, and necrotic (Patrick 1971).
In a few instances, resistant plants can overcome the negative effect of fungal phytotoxins by producing selective detoxifying enzymes.
Relationships between the stereochemistry and biological activity of fungal phytotoxins.