Although iron is an essential nutrient for plants, its accumulation within cells can be toxic. Plants, therefore, respond to both iron deficiency and iron excess by inducing expression of different gene sets. Here, we review recent advances in the understanding of iron homeostasis in plants gained through functional genomic approaches.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - 2002|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Cell Biology
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics