Iron stress in plants

Erin L. Connolly, Mary Lou Guerinot

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Article number1024
JournalGenome Biology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics


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