Sergei Kushnir

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African oil palm has the highest productivity amongst cultivated oleaginous crops. Species can constitute a single crop capable to fulfill the growing global demand for vegetable oils, which is estimated to reach 240 million tons by 2050. Two types of vegetable oil are extracted from the palm fruit on commercial scale. The crude palm oil and kernel palm oil(More)
The 26S proteasome is an ATP-dependent eukaryotic protease responsible for degrading many important cell regulators, especially those conjugated with multiple ubiquitins. Bound on both ends of the 20S core protease is a multisubunit regulatory particle that plays a crucial role in substrate selection by an as yet unknown mechanism(s). Here, we show that the(More)
Laboratory program and to L.B. from the BBW (Switzerland) under COST Action E28 Abstract AtATM3, an ABC transporter of Arabidopsis thaliana, is a mitochondrial protein involved in the biogenesis of Fe/S clusters, and iron homeostasis in plants. Our gene expression analysis showed that AtATM3 is upregulated in roots of plants treated with Cd(II) or Pb(II),(More)
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