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Table 1 Uptake, translocation, accumulation, and distribution of Se in rice plants under the different Se treatments

From: Uptake, translocation and biotransformation of selenium nanoparticles in rice seedlings (Oryza sativa L.)

Treatments Total Se (μg pot−1) Distribution of Se (%) Se uptake Transfer factor (TF)
Shoots Roots Shoots Roots (μg g−1 root FW)
10 μM SeNPs 4.84 ± 0.37 c 68.14 ± 5.33 b 6.64 ± 0.21 c 93.36 ± 0.21 b 19.00 ± 1.49 c 0.0254 ± 0.0005 c
30 μM SeNPs 6.64 ± 0.88 c 153.50 ± 14.84 a 4.16 ± 0.54 d 95.81 ± 0.54 a 42.86 ± 2.62 a 0.0153 ± 0.0024 c
10 μM selenite 29.47 ± 2.26 b 83.44 ± 8.23 b 26.19 ± 0.48 b 73.81 ± 0.48 c 30.26 ± 1.73 b 0.1357 ± 0.0005 b
10 μM selenate 91.61 ± 7.99 a 26.36 ± 1.77 c 77.60 ± 0.34 a 22.40 ± 0.34 d 33.30 ± 0.83 b 1.2333 ± 0.0298 a
  1. Data presented as mean ± SE (n = 3). Different letters in the same column indicate significant differences between the treatments at p < 0.05 according to the Duncan’s test