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Role of peptide hormones in plants

Author Affiliations

  • 1Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Lab., Department of Plant Science, M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, UP-243006, India
  • 2Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Lab., Department of Plant Science, M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, UP-243006, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 8, Issue (2), Pages 15-23, February,10 (2019)


The classical plant growth regulators have been studied as key regulators in the growth and development of plants since nineteenth century, but the researches of last few years indicate that peptides are also take part in plant signaling for growth and developmental processes like defense responses, cell elongation, cell differentiation, cell proliferation, meristem organization, nodule development, self incompatibility and organ abscission etc. In plants, peptides are synthesized by using mRNA as a template and most often go to post translational modifications to yield mature peptide. Here in this review paper we are trying to provide an overview on peptide hormones along with their functions regarding plant growth and development.


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