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- Kobayashi, Masaru, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of plant research 1998 v.111 no.1 pp. 179-190
- boric acid; boron; calcium; cell walls; chelates; crosslinking; hydrolysis; mixing; pH; polygalacturonase; polysaccharides; radishes
- ... Among 16 essential elements of higher plants, Ca²⁺ and B have been termed as apoplastic elements. This is mainly because of their localization in cell walls, however, it has turned to be highly likely that these two elements significantly contribute to maintain the integrity of cell walls through binding to pectic polysaccharides.Boron in cell walls exclusively forms a complex with rhamnogalacturo ...