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By combining a cell pressure probe and an Orbitrap mass spectrometer, quantitative snapshot profiles of metabolites of in situ plant single cells during development of blossom end rot in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit were analyzed while tomato plants were grown hydroponically in a greenhouse. By using the pressure probe, cell turgor, cell volume, cell wall elastic modulus, and hydraulic conductivity of plasma membrane were measured, followed by managed cytoplasm sampling, and osmotic and water potentials determination. It was found that the cell bursting results from alterations in water relations and cell wall properties accompanied with changes in metabolites of cells located at blossom end rot area in tomato fruit. From the water relations point of view, the loss of the elasticity and cell wall weakening, with decreased water potential and excess turgor resulted in mechanical rupture of membrane and cell wall. Abscisic acid was detected in damaged cells as a possible evidence of triggered precocious maturity. Simultaneously, a sharp rise in the concentration of phenols (coumarinate-glucoside and chlorogenic acid) and salicylic acid and decline in ascorbic acid reflected the activation of cell death process that would facilitate the deterioration of cell wall and plasma membrane.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Blossom end rot tomato fruit diagnosis for in situ cell analyses with real time pico-pressure probe ionization mass spectrometry
Autor:Gholipour, Y.; Erra-Balsells, R.; Nonami, H.
Filiación:Plant Biophysics/Biochemistry Research Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, 3S-7 Tarumi, Matsuyama, Ehime, 790S566, Japan
CIHIDECAR-CONICET, Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Pabellón II, 3 P, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, 1428, Argentina
Palabras clave:Abscisic acid; Cell turgor; Elastic modulus; Hydraulic conductivity; Metabolomics; Water relations
Página de inicio:41
Página de fin:51
Título revista:Environmental Control in Biology
Título revista abreviado:Enviro. Cont. Biol.


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Gholipour, Y., Erra-Balsells, R. & Nonami, H. (2017) . Blossom end rot tomato fruit diagnosis for in situ cell analyses with real time pico-pressure probe ionization mass spectrometry. Environmental Control in Biology, 55(1), 41-51.
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Gholipour, Y., Erra-Balsells, R., Nonami, H. "Blossom end rot tomato fruit diagnosis for in situ cell analyses with real time pico-pressure probe ionization mass spectrometry" . Environmental Control in Biology 55, no. 1 (2017) : 41-51.
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Gholipour, Y., Erra-Balsells, R., Nonami, H. "Blossom end rot tomato fruit diagnosis for in situ cell analyses with real time pico-pressure probe ionization mass spectrometry" . Environmental Control in Biology, vol. 55, no. 1, 2017, pp. 41-51.
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Gholipour, Y., Erra-Balsells, R., Nonami, H. Blossom end rot tomato fruit diagnosis for in situ cell analyses with real time pico-pressure probe ionization mass spectrometry. Enviro. Cont. Biol. 2017;55(1):41-51.