Manganese (Mn) Uptake

  • Gyanendra Nath Mitra


Mn deficiency is rarely observed since its cellular requirement is low. Mn is a component of photosynthetic proteins and enzymes. Mn is a cofactor of about 35 enzymes. Mn2+ uptake by roots is biphasic and consists of (1) an initial rapid reversible and non-metabolic process and (2) a slow second phase. The gene families involved in Mn transport include cation/H+ antiporters, Nramps, the ZIP family and the CDF family.


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  • Gyanendra Nath Mitra
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  1. 1.Department of Soil Science and Agricultural ChemistryOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia

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