Arsenite: the umpire of arsenate perception and responses in plants

Nidhi Kandhol, Vijay Pratap Singh, Luis Herrera-Estrella, Lam Son Phan Tran, Durgesh Kumar Tripathi

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Arsenite regulates the uptake and detoxification of arsenate in plants under low-phosphate conditions by governing the stability of PHOSPHATE STARVATION RESPONSE 1, as reported in a recent study by Navarro and colleagues. This finding opens new opportunities for research into developing mitigation strategies to deal with arsenic toxicity in plants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)420-422
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2022


  • arsenate
  • arsenite
  • detoxification
  • heavy metal
  • phosphate


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