Seed O2 concentration

Range 5 to 10 %
Organism Soybean Glycine max
Reference Rolletschek H, Borisjuk L, Koschorreck M, Wobus U, Weber H. Legume embryos develop in a hypoxic environment. J Exp Bot. 2002 May53(371):1099-107. p.1099 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID11971921
Primary Source Shelp et al., Gaba shunt in developing soybean seeds is associated with hypoxia, Physiologia Plantarum Volume 94, Issue 2, pages 219–228, June 1995 DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.1995.tb05304.x
Comments "From the decline in the adenylate energy charge during certain stages of seed development an O2 concentration of 5-10% was suggested for soybean seeds (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108722