In summary, the possession of alternative pathways confers a biochemical flexibility, which can be invaluable in irregularly fluctuating environments; the biochemical details of this flexibility are now being revealed with the use of molecular biological tools (e.g. Gerald Edwards and his laboratory at Washington State University is acknowledged for the use of facilities and antibodies, and Sascha Offermann for his help and direction with immunoblot analysis. During CO2 fixation by RuBP carboxylase, BSC chloroplasts export some of the product PGA in exchange for triose-P or Pi. Photosynthetic Characteristics of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz), a C 3 Species with Chlorenchymatous Bundle Sheath Cells Gerald E. Edwards, Gerald E. Edwards 1. Plant Mol Biol 44:543–557, Vandesompele J, De Preter K, Pattyn F, Poppe B, Van Roy N, De Paepe A, Speleman F (2002) Accurate normalization of real-time quantitative RT-PCR data by geometric averaging of multiple internal control genes. Thin-walled mesophyll cells adjacent to intercellular airspace radiate from thick-walled bundle-sheath cells, adjacent to the vasculature (Chapter 5, this volume; Hatch 1987). The liquid and gaseous state under which water is transported to the substomatal chamber is still under debate, but might be influenced by light absorption, temperature, and leaf morphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, pp 49–87, Edwards GE, Walker D (1983) C3, C4: mechanisms, and cellular and environmental regulation, of photosynthesis. The chemical properties of ABA glucose ester are well suited for its long-distance translocation in the xylem as it has low biomembrane permeability (Jang and Hartung, 2007). f, thylakoidal NADH dehydrogenase; and the large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase as well as nine nuclear-coded transcripts encoding chloroplast proteins were measured using quantitative RT-PCR. Mol Cell Proteomics 7:1609–1638, Markelz NH, Costich DE, Brutnell TP (2003) Photomorphogenic responses in maize seedling development. 2.16), whereas many C3 species, including most crop plants, are saturated within the range 900–1350 μmol m−2 s−1. The former compounds are required for the generation of intermediates of the PCR cycle as well as for recycling of NADPH/NADP+ in the decarboxylation reaction. More extensive grinding of the remaining tissue yields bundle sheath strands which are isolated by filtration with stainless steel sieves and nylon nets. The coordinated functioning of C4 photosynthesis requires a very specialized leaf anatomy, where photosynthetic cells are organized in two concentric cylinders. U. S. National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, Romanowska E, Drozak A, Pokorska B, Shiell BJ, Michalski WP (2006) Organization and activity of photosystems in the mesophyll and bundle sheath chloroplasts of maize. mesophyll cell marker phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, and exhibit thickened walls, suggesting that they differentiate as C4-type BS cells. Susanne von Caemmerer, Robert T. Furbank, in C4 Plant Biology, 1999. A, B: Malate uptake by mesophyll and BSC chloroplasts, respectively, without (-Asp), with (+Asp), and after 5 min preincubation with (pre+Asp) 0.5 mM aspartate. Plant Cell 5:289–296, Waters MT, Wang P, Korkaric M, Capper RG, Saunders NJ, Langdale JA (2009) GLK transcription factors coordinate expression of the photosynthetic apparatus in Arabidopsis. Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Sawers RJ, Liu P, Anufrikova K, Hwang JT, Brutnell TP (2007) A multi-treatment experimental system to examine photosynthetic differentiation in the maize leaf. Furthermore, a high proportion of above-ground tissue is photosynthetic, counteracting to a certain extent, low rates of net photosynthesis (typically 5% of the rate of C4 plants per unit leaf area under the same conditions). Nevertheless, multiple regression analysis has revealed that the distribution shown in Fig. Biochimie 88:347–357, Article  The C4 grass Zea mays separates light and light-independent photosynthetic processes into two leaf cell types: bundle sheath (BS) and mesophyll (M). Ehleringer and Monson, 1993) have been reinforced by detailed studies of the relative distribution of C3 and C4 plants. C3 Cycle: The optimum temperature of the C3 cycle is 20-25 degrees of Celsius. Allicin in undiluted crushed garlic has a half-life of about 2.4 days. Plant Cell 1:3–13, Nomura M, Higuchi T, Ishida Y, Ohta S, Komari T, Imaizumi N, Miyao-Tokutomi M, Matsuoka M, Tajima S (2005) Differential expression pattern of C4 bundle sheath expression genes in rice, a C3 plant. Although no measurements of pH and Mg2+ have been made on the bundle-sheath chloroplasts of C4 plants, there is no reason to suppose that they differ substantially from those measured in spinach chloroplasts, in which the pH of the stroma rises in the light from approximately pH 7 to approximately pH 8, and the concentration of Mg2+ rises from approximately 1 to 3 mM in the dark to approximately 2 to 6 mM in the light (see Leegood et al., 1985). over 2500 μmol m−2 s−1 total solar radiation; Fig. Plant Cell Physiol 46:754–761, Patel M, Berry JO (2008) Rubisco gene expression in C4 plants. They are called festucoid grasses. Accumulation of stable psaC mRNA is due to downstream RNA cleavages in the ndhD gene. They have a large number of chloroplasts. Figure 10. Section IV). From: Comprehensive Biotechnology (Second Edition), 2011. Perivascular fibre: It is present in the pericycle of the plant, forming a vascular bundle cap of dicot and bundle sheath of monocots, and also refers as “Pericyclic fibres”. In addition, the regulatory properties of NADP-ME suggest that light-dependent changes in pH and the concentrations of malate and Mg2+ may be important in its regulation (Johnson and Hatch, 1970; Asami et al., 1979). At temperatures of 25°C or above, however, the C4 plants are at an advantage, as under these conditions, the energy consumption for C4 photosynthesis (measured as a quantum requirement of CO2 fixation) is lower than in C3 plants. Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Planta 161:481–486, Meurer J, Berger A, Westhoff P (1996) A nuclear mutant of Arabidopsis with impaired stability on distinct transcripts of the plastid psbB, psbD/C, ndhH, and ndhC operons. On the other hand, the GAM pathway (strictly the stomatal GAM pathway; Cockburn, 1985) of photosynthetic CO2 fixation (see p. 59) is virtually restricted to plants native to hot, dry environments (desert succulents) or dry habitats/seasons within otherwise mesic environments (e.g. Learn more about Institutional subscriptions, Allison LA, Simon LD, Maliga P (1996) Deletion of rpoB reveals a second distinct transcription system in plastids of higher plants. Patterns for transcripts associated with operons and gene clusters suggest differing regulatory mechanisms for particular polycistronic stretches. However, 14C-malate uptake into maize BSC chloroplasts (Fig. When mature, BS and M cells have anatomically and biochemically distinct chloroplasts that must cooperate to complete the process of photosynthesis. NADP-malic enzyme (NADP-ME) occurs in the chloroplasts of bundle-sheath cells and, like the other decarboxylases of C4 photosynthesis, it releases CO2, which can be fixed directly by Rubisco. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. When mature, BS and M cells have anatomically and biochemically distinct chloroplasts that must cooperate to complete the process of photosynthesis. Uptake of 14C-malate (0.5 mM, in the medium) was measured by silicone-oil filtering centrifugation at 5°C and pH 8.0 after preincubation in the light (300 μmol quanta m−2s−1). volume 57, pages89–102(2011)Cite this article. bundle sheath cells A layer of cells in plant leaves and stems that forms a sheath surrounding the vascular bundles. In leaves, water flows from the xylem to the bundle sheath cells, where a fraction of water in the liquid and/or gas phase is transported to the substomatal chamber. Nevertheless, many of the gas exchange characteristics observed with intact leaves have been predicted using models based on biochemical and anatomic characteristics. It can, therefore, be concluded that possession of the C4 pathway is by no means indispensable for success in, or restricted to plants native to, arid environments (for example, compare the C3 and C4 species of the Sonoran Desert, p. 183). Most of these stomata are present on the leaf abaxial side and some plants do not display stomata on the adaxial side. Bundle sheath cells are surrounded by thick cell walls containing suberins and other hydrocarbons that limit the diffusion of CO2 to confine it within the cells [42]. Department of Botany, Washington State University. This quantitative ultrastructural study of bundle sheath and mesophyll cell differentiation in Atriplex rosea shows that while developmental pathways of bundle sheath and meosphyll cells are generally coordinated, the timing of developmental divergence differs among individual characteristics. The released CO2 is then assimilated by chloroplasts in the bundle-sheath cell before escaping to the mesophyll cell and atmosphere. A model showing the recycling of CO2 through the isolation of glycine decarboxylase to mitochondria in the bundle-sheath cells of C3–C4 intermediate species. In C 4 plants the bundle sheath cells contain chloroplasts and are the site of the Calvin cycle. EMBO J 7:3643–3651, Leech RM, Rumsby MG, Thomson WW (1973) Plastid differentiation, acyl lipid, and fatty acid changes in developing green maize leaves. CAS  The initial rate and final level of 14C-malate uptake in maize MC chloroplasts (Fig. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00294-010-0329-8, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00294-010-0329-8, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in C.S. An MTSU Kurt E. Blum Botany Research Scholarship and Stephen M. Wright Research Scholarship were awarded to R.M.S. In addition, 887 nuclear genes encoding plastid-localized proteins, as well as 64 chloroplast and 34 mitochondrial genes were assayed utilizing a cDNA microarray. ‘Contour’ lines indicating (a) the percentage of grass taxa, and (b) the percentage of dicotyledon taxa, which are C4 plants, in different parts of North America. Their vascular bundles are surrounded by two rings of cells; the inner ring, called bundle sheath cells, contains starch -rich chloroplasts lacking grana, which differ from those in mesophyll cells present as the outer ring. 4.16b), C4 plants represent a very small proportion of dicotyledons throughout N. America (for example there are few C4 woody plants); and when the total number of all plant species is evaluated for many dry areas of the world, C3 species tend to predominate (Smith et al., 1997; Ehleringer et al., 1999). In a process that is accelerated with increased temperatures, allicin decomposes through a series of steps resulting in polysulfides including diallyl disulfide and diallyl trisulfide, as well as allyl alcohol, propene, and sulfur dioxide. Plant Cell 17:3111–3140, Majeran W, Zybailov B, Ytterberg AJ, Dunsmore J, Sun Q, van Wijk KJ (2008) Consequences of C4 differentiation for chloroplast membrane proteomes in maize mesophyll and bundle sheath cells. C4 Cycle: The optimum temperature of the C4 cycle is 30-45 degrees of Celsius. This occurs by the exported PGA being converted to triose-P in MC chloroplasts and re-entering the BSC chloroplast, or the triose-P being metabolized to sucrose, releasing Pi, which is taken up by the BSC chloroplast. Intactness of the BSC chloroplasts was more than 80%, whereas that of mesophyll chloroplasts was more than 90%; estimation of intactness was made with phase-contrast microscopy and an NADP-triose phosphate dehydrogenase activity test (instead of ferricyanide test) resulted in similar percentage intactness. J Biol Chem 262:11726–11730, Sheen JY, Bogorad L (1988) Differential expression in bundle sheath and mesophyll cells of maize of genes for photosystem II components encoded by the plastid genome. Plant Cell 21:1109–1128, Xu T, Purcell M, Zucchi P, Helentjaris T, Bogorad L (2001) TRM1, a YY1-like suppressor of rbcS-m3 expression in maize mesophyll cells. In: Monson RFSaRK (ed) C4 plant biology. Springer, Berlin, pp 29–63, Brangeon J (1973a) Compared ontogeny of the two types of chloroplasts of Zea mays. $ {{C}_{4}} $ -plants have Kranz anatomy in their leaves. In C4 metabolism ATP is consumed to concentrate the CO2 in the bundle sheath cells. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. The C4 grass Zea mays separates light and light-independent photosynthetic processes into two leaf cell types: bundle sheath (BS) and mesophyll (M). Plant Physiol 79:1072–1076, Sheen JY, Bogorad L (1986) Expression of the ribulose-1, 5-bisphosphate carboxylase large subunit gene and three small subunit genes in two cell types of maize leaves. Plant Physiol 86:1020–1026, Svensson P, Blasing OE, Westhoff P (2003) Evolution of C4 phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase. Last, but not least, C4 plants require less water. The plants with these physiological characteristics of C4 metabolism can more easily be recognized by their Kranz-type leaf anatomy,4 with few exceptions,5'6 in which the vascular bundles are surrounded by two concentric chlorophyllous layers, an Curr Genet 57, 89–102 (2011). The mechanisms by which ABA is rerouted from cell-to-cell is not known with precision, but it might circulate as an inactive glucose ester conjugate. These results indicate that the envelope of BSC chloroplasts possesses a new malate transport system in addition to the C4 acid and/or aspartate translocators that have previously been found in C3 and C4 MC chloroplasts (Day and Hatch, 1981; Werner-Washburne and Keegstra; 1985). Annu Rev Plant Physiol Plant Mol Biol 50:187–217, Sheen JY, Bogorad L (1985) Differential expression of the ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase large subunit gene in bundle sheath and mesophyll cells of developing maize leaves is influenced by light. Because of the ability of their leaves to concentrate CO2 in bundle sheath cells, plants using the C4 pathway of photosynthetic CO2 fixation can maintain lower intercellular concentrations, and steeper gradients of CO2 concentration between bulk air and substomatal cavity than can C3 plants (see Chapter 2 for a full account of the alternative pathways). J Biol Chem 283:26037–26046, Sambrook J, Fritsch E, Maniatis T (1989) Molecular cloning: a laboratory manual, 2nd edn. Interestingly, addition of pyruvate had an enhancement effect on 14C-malate uptake in maize BSC chloroplasts similar to that of aspartate (Fig. These cells are regulated in turn by environmental parameters. This results in a reduced photorespiration rate. Under these circumstances C4 plants offer no benefit and very few C4 plants occur as wild plants in a temperate climate. Differences between Mesophyll and Bundle Sheath Cells and Chloroplasts in C4 Plants (Mesophyll vs Bundle Sheath Chloroplasts: A Comparison Table)The C4 cycle or Hatch and Slack pathway of dark reaction of photosynthesis are characterized by two structurally and functionally different chloroplasts in their leaves. These bundle sheath cells have no inter cellular spaces. In the mesophyll, CO2 is initially fixed by phosphoenolpuruvate (PEP) carboxylase into C4 acids that are then decarboxylated in the bundle sheath to supply CO2 for Rubisco. The high CO2 concentration in the bundle sheath is linked to both the structure of the bundle-sheath wall (which has a low permeability to CO2) and to the relative biochemical capacities of the C3 cycle in the bundle sheath and C4 acid cycle that operates across the mesophyll bundle-sheath interface. These differences in the characteristics of malate transport in MC and BSC chloroplasts of maize are illustrated in Fig. In 9 out of the 18 chloroplast-encoded genes and 84 genes from the 985 element microarray revealed greater than twofold transcript abundance differences between developmental stages and/or cell types. In intact garlic, alliinase is localized in vascular bundle sheath cells, whereas alliin is compartmentalized in mesophyll cells. However, the importance of these compounds as regulators remain unclear until changes in metabolites and their compartmentation in relation to photosynthetic fluxes are better understood. L. Jeanguenin, ... F. Chaumont, in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (Second Edition), 2017. The light reactions of photosynthesis occur in the chloroplasts of the mesophyll cells. J Biol Chem 277:36457–36464, del Campo EM, Sabater B, Martin M (2006) Characterization of the 5′- and 3′-ends of mRNAs of ndhH, ndhA and ndhI genes of the plastid ndhH-D operon. The complexity inherent in the two compartment C4 photosynthetic mechanism is necessarily reflected in the complexity of accurate C4 models. The bundle sheath in a leaf is a layer of compactly arranged parenchyma surrounding the vasculature (Esau, 1965) and is a conduit between the vasculature and the mesophyll cells. Charron, ... J.A. In some investigations, the induction of CAM is accompanied by very low rates of net fixation of CO2, although the plant appears to be recycling CO2 released by respiration: such ‘idling’ or ‘cycling’ (depending on the degree of stomatal opening) has been interpreted as a means of conserving carbon and water, while at the same time protecting the photosynthetic apparatus from photo inhibition (Cockburn, 1985; Daniel et al., 1985; Borland, 1996). Nat Genet 42:1060–1067, Majeran W, van Wijk KJ (2009) Cell-type-specific differentiation of chloroplasts in C4 plants. (1992) have modified the model by Berry and Farquhar (1978) so that it could be coupled to a stomatal model. C3 Cycle: C3 cycle is carried out by mesophyll cells. Plants regulate their stomatal aperture according to the environmental conditions, thus limiting or increasing the flow of transpired water. In contrast, 14C-aspartate uptake with/without malate was essentially the same in MC and BSC chloroplasts of maize; namely, the rate was slightly reduced by adding malate and further inhibited by preincubation with malate (data not shown). Bundle sheath cells, contains starch-rich chloroplasts (agranal) lacking grana in a large amount. Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:228–231, Kanai R, Edwards GE (1999) The biochemistry of C4 photosynthesis. Sharpe, R.M., Mahajan, A., Takacs, E.M. et al. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00294-010-0329-8. 6 Several fusoid cells usually formed one cell complex close to the midrib. As indicated previously, this is due largely to increased photorespiration resulting from an increase in the oxygenase reaction of RubisCO in C3 plants, whereas in C4 plants the oxygenase reaction is lowered due to the high CO2 concentrations in the bundle sheath chloroplasts. It has to be mentioned that water barely exits through the leaf and stem epidermal cells due to the presence of a hydrophobic cuticle layer which prevents water evaporation. Plant Biotechnol J 6:609–618, Haring M, Offermann S, Danker T, Horst I, Peterhansel C, Stam M (2007) Chromatin immunoprecipitation: optimization, quantitative analysis and data normalization. The cereals with a single bundle sheath are called panicoid grasses. 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