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Purification and properties of a second fructan exohydrolase from the roots of Cichorium intybus
A 1-FEH II (1-fructan exohydrolase, EC was purified from forced chicory roots (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum cv. Flash) by a combination of ammonium sulfate precipitation, concanavalinExpand
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Purification and characterization of 1‐SST, the key enzyme initiating fructan biosynthesis in young chicory roots (Cichorium intybus)
A genuine 1-SST (sucrose:sucrose 1-fructosy] transferase, EC was purified and characterized from young chicory roots (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum cv. Flash) by a combination ofExpand
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The metabolism of fructans in roots of Cichorium intybus during growth, storage and forcing
SUMMARY During the 1993 growing season samples from field-grown roots of chicory (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum cv. Flash) were analysed by ion-exchange HPLC (Dionex). We measured theExpand
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Short-term phosphorus uptake rates in mycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal roots of intact Pinus sylvestris seedlings.
SUMMARY Short-term phosphate uptake rates were measured on intact ectomycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal Pinits sylvestris seedlings using a new, non-destructive method. Uptake was quantified inExpand
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Effect of defoliation on fructan pattern and fructan metabolizing enzymes in young chicory plants (Cichorium intybus)
Witloof chicory (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum cv. Flash) was sown in acid-washed vermiculite in a controlled growth chamber. After 1 month of growth, one half of the chicory plants wereExpand
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Purification and Properties of an Inulinase from Chicory Roots (Cichorium intybus L.)
Summary An inulinase was purified up to electrophoretic homogeneity from chicory roots. The enzyme consists of a single polypeptide with a Mw of 70,000. The low pH optimum of the enzyme and itsExpand
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In vitro synthesis of fractofuranosyl-only oligosaccharides from inulin and fructose by purified chicory root fructan:fructan fructosyl transferase
Besides the non-reducing inulin series of gluco-fructo oligosaccharides which are common in Asteraceae, two series of reducing fructofuranosyl-only oligosaccharides occur in overwintering, forced,Expand
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A zinc-adapted fungus protects pines from zinc stress
Summary • Here we investigated zinc tolerance of ectomycorrhizal Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) seedlings. An ectomycorrhizal genotype of Suillus bovinus, collected from a Zn-contaminated site andExpand
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Trehalose, reserve and/or stress metabolite?
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