Evaluation of colorimetric assays for determination of H 2 O 2 in planta during fungal wood decomposition

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Abstract

Hydrogen peroxide (H 2 O 2 ) plays a critical role in generating oxygen radicals as fungi attack and deconstruct plant cell walls. Its concentrations in planta, however, are often low during decomposition and evade detection by traditional methods. Here, we compared relevant methods and selected the best based on detection limits and selectivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-13
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Microbiological Methods
Volume145
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the Fulbright commission, Colciencias, and the University of Minnesota for the funding of the researchers.

Keywords

  • Amplex red 10
  • Brown rot
  • Fungi
  • Radical

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