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Chloroplast-mediated activation of plant immune signalling in Arabidopsis.
Chloroplasts have a critical role in plant immunity as a site for the production for salicylic acid and jasmonic acid, important mediators of plant immunity. However, the molecular link betweenExpand
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Functional Analysis of Two Solanesyl Diphosphate Synthases from Arabidopsis thaliana
Solanesyl diphosphate (SPP) is regarded as the precursor of the side-chains of both plastoquinone and ubiquinone in Arabidopsis thaliana. We previously analyzed A. thaliana SPP synthase (At-SPS1)Expand
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Cloning and kinetic characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana solanesyl diphosphate synthase.
trans -Long-chain prenyl diphosphate synthases catalyse the sequential condensation of isopentenyl diphosphate (C(5)) units with allylic diphosphate to produce the C(30)-C(50) prenyl diphosphates,Expand
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Paenibacillus glycanilyticus sp. nov., a novel species that degrades heteropolysaccharide produced by the cyanobacterium Nostoc commune.
A novel bacterial strain, DS-1T, was isolated that degrades heteropolysaccharide produced by the cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. The isolate was identified by a combination of phenotypicExpand
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Expression of Chlorophyllase Is Not Induced during Autumnal Yellowing in Ginkgo biloba
Autumnal tints are one of the most fascinating natural phenomena, but the molecular mechanism of chlorophyll (Chl-)degradation in deciduous trees has not been fully understood. In this study, fromExpand
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Phytotoxicity of the tetramic acid metabolite trichosetin.
Trichosetin, a tetramic acid-containing metabolite produced in the dual culture of Trichoderma harzianum and Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don callus, was subjected to phytotoxicity assays. In seedlingExpand
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Aspartic proteinases are expressed in pitchers of the carnivorous plant Nepenthes alata Blanco
Abstract. Carnivorous plants acquire significant amounts of nitrogen from insects. The tropical carnivorous plant Nepenthes accumulates acidic fluid containing aspartic proteinase (AP) in itsExpand
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Plasma-membrane H+-ATPases are expressed in pitchers of the carnivorous plant Nepenthes alata Blanco
Abstract.Nepenthes is a unique genus of carnivorous plants that can capture insects in trapping organs called pitchers and digest them in pitcher fluid. The pitcher fluid includes digestive enzymesExpand
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Formate dehydrogenase in rice plant: growth stimulation effect of formate in rice plant.
NAD-dependent formate dehydrogenase (FDH, EC plays a key role in the final step of the catabolism of methanol in methylotrophs. In certain plant species, this enzyme is a mitochondrial andExpand
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Cloning and Characterization of Farnesyl Diphosphate Synthase from the Rubber-Producing Mushroom Lactarius chrysorrheus
Farnesyl diphosphate is involved in rubber biosynthesis as an initiating substrate for both polyprenol and mushroom rubber. So far, we have isolated the cDNA of a farnesyl diphosphate synthase (FPS)Expand
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