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THE RÔLE OF THE NUCLEUS IN OXIDATION

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Science  12 Oct 1917:
Vol. 46, Issue 1189, pp. 367-369
DOI: 10.1126/science.46.1189.367

Abstract

Injury produces in the leaf-cells of the Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora) a darkening which is due to oxidation. The oxidation is much more rapid in the nucleus than in the cytoplasm and the facts indicate that this is also the case with the oxidation of the uninjured cell.