Effect of Calcium on Lipid Metabolism During the Growth of a Calcifuge Plant (Lupinus luteus L.) or a Calcicolous One (Vicia faba)

  • Annette Oursel
  • Brigitte Citharel
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 104)


It has been generally assumed that the major, if not the only role of lipids in biological membranes is to provide a semipermeable barrier between intracellular and extracellular environments. Moreover, numerous data established that phospholipids generally have ionophoric capability.


Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatidic Acid Normal Medium Desaturase Activity Helianthus Annuus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annette Oursel
    • 1
  • Brigitte Citharel
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire (ERA 323)Université P. & M. CurieParisFrance

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