Effects of chilling treatment on baicalin, baicalein, and wogonin biosynthesis in Scutellaria baicalensis plantlets
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- Effects of chilling treatment on baicalin, baicalein, and wogonin biosynthesis in Scutellaria baicalensis plantlets
- Hyeon Ji Yeo; C H Park; J K Kim; R Sathasivam; Jae Cheol Jeong; Cha Young Kim; S U Park
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- Plants-Basel, vol. 11, no. 21, pp. 2958-2958
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- When plants are exposed to stressful conditions, they modulate their nutrient balance by regulating their primary and secondary metabolisms to adapt. In this study, changes in primary and secondary metabolites elicited by chilling stress treatment and the effects of treatment duration were examined in roots of Scutellaria baicalensis (S. baicalensis) plantlets. The concentrations of most sugars (maltose, glucose, sucrose, and fructose) and of several amino acids (proline and GABA), which are crucial regarding plant defense mechanisms, increased with increasing duration of chilling stress. Furthermore, salicylic acid levels increased after two-day chilling treatments, which may enhance plant tolerance to cold temperatures. The concentrations of flavones (baicalin, baicalein, and wogonin) increased during chilling stress, and those of phenolic acids (ferulic acid and sinapic acid) increased after two-day chilling treatments. The concentrations of these flavones were positively correlated with sucrose levels which acted as energy sources.
- Scutellaria baicalensisChilling treatmentFlavonesHydrophilic metabolites
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