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Isolation and Characterization of Multiple Forms of Friabilin
Abstract The control of endosperm texture in wheat grain is poorly understood at the molecular level. This study reports the isolation and partial characterization of multiple forms of friabilin, aExpand
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Stimulation of Isopentenyl Pyrophosphate Incorporation into Polyisoprene in Extracts from Guayule Plants (Parthenium argentatum Gray) by Low Temperature and 2-(3,4-Dichlorophenoxy) Triethylamine.
Rubber particles isolated from guayule (Parthenium argentatum Gray) stem homogenates contain a polyprenyl transferase which catalyzes the polymerization of isopentenyl pyrophosphate intoExpand
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Effects of temperature on morphologic variation of Schizotrypanum cruzi in tissue culture.
Abstract A strain of Schizotrypanum cruzi , isolated from an acute case of Chagas' disease, was inoculated into cultures of “L” cells. Some infected tissue cultures were kept at 26 ± 2 ° C and someExpand
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The inhibition of melanin biosynthetic reactions in Pyricularia oryzae by compounds that prevent rice blast disease
Abstract Nine compounds, known to prevent melanin biosynthesis in appressoria of Pyricularia oryzae and penetration of rice plants via appressoria, inhibited the enzymatic reduction of 1, 3, 6,Expand
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The Enzymatic Synthesis of Rubber Polymer in Parthenium argentatum Gray.
Washed rubber particles isolated from stem homogenates of Parthenium argentatum Gray by ultracentrifugation and gel filtration on columns of LKB Ultrogel AcA34 contain rubber transferase whichExpand
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Chemical properties of cotton dust.
Byssinosis, a respiratory disease, is caused by dust in cotton textile mills. The heterogeneous, complex dust varies in composition and activity in different "cotton-related" processing operations.Expand
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Purification and partial characterization of citrate synthase from Phaseolus vulgaris mitochondria
Abstract Citrate synthase (E.C. has been isolated from bean mitochondria by an improved procedure. The purified enzyme had a specific activity of 50. In most respects (e.g. sedimentationExpand
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The etiology of byssinosis--possible role of prostaglandin F2alpha synthesis by alveolar macrophages.
>Extracts from cotton bract and leaf elicit the production of prostaglandins F2α, and E by rabbit alveolar macrophage (AM) in vitro. Alveolar macrophage cultures incubated with aqueous extract for 90Expand
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Some catalytic and structural aspects of reactivation of denatured citrate synthase.
Abstract Crystalline pig heart citrate synthase, denatured in 6.0 M guanidine hydrochloride, was renatured in vitro by dilution. The initial presence of substrate or high ionic strength increased theExpand
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The role of prostaglandin F2α in byssinosis
Female guinea pigs were perfused via the pulmonary artery with Tyrode's solution containing 0, 10−6, 10−5, or 10−4 g/mL of lyophilized aqueous extracts of cotton dust. The perfusate was collected viaExpand
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