Donna J. Burns

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We have examined the expression of actinidin, a cysteine protease found in kiwifruit, over the course of fruit development. Protease activity was first seen in fruit that had reached about half their final weight, and rose to high levels at harvest. The 5'-flanking region (nucleotides -1301 to +58) of a kiwifruit actinidin gene was fused to the(More)
ii NOTICE The information in this document has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under contract 68-02-7365 to Computer Sciences Corporation. The original document (of which this is an abridgement) has been subjected to the Agency's peer and administrative review, and it has been approved for publication(More)
Transmission of extra cellular signals across biological membranes results in the generation of lipid metabolites which in turn influence specific cellular events such as cell growth or differentiation. Many of these lipid messengers can activate protein kinase C (PKC) isozymes of which one function is to perpetuate the extracellular signals to the nucleus(More)