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Summer 2007 Bioanalytical Science REU Participants

Archie Taylor

RICE-O-NOMICS: A STUDY OF METABOLIC RESPONSE IN HYPOXIC ORYZA SATIVA TISSUES USING 1H NMR SPECTROSCOPY
Archie Taylor, Kayla Hamersky, Takeshi Fukao, Julia Bailey-Serres, Cynthia Larive
Department of Chemistry, University of California – Riverside, UCR 92521 and Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS 39096.

 

Abstract
Metabonomics, the study of changes in metabolic states due to a perturbation, is typically performed in mammals by characterizing biofluids or tissue samples, or in plants by analysis of extracts. The goal of metabonomics studies is to collect as much chemical information as possible about the identity and relative concentrations of endogenous metabolites in samples from control and treated (perturbed) organisms. In this study the metabolic response of Oryza sativa (rice) is examined using 1H NMR measurements of small molecule metabolites including amino acids, sugars and TCA cycle intermediates.

 

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