Terminal Oxidase of Orchard Grass

Science  29 May 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3361, pp. 1490
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3361.1490


The response of infiltrated surviving green leaves to HCN, 1-phenyl-2-thiourea, and sodium diethyldithiocarbamate is consistent with a functional role for cytochrome oxidase in respiration. Polyphenol oxidase does not function as a terminal oxidase in orchard grass.