Sylvia C. Darr

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We report here the isolation and nucleotide sequence of a complete cDNA clone encoding a photosystem I (PS I) polypeptide that is recognized by a monoclonal antibody made against photosystem II (PS II) chlorophyll a/b-binding (CAB) proteins. The deduced sequence of this PS I protein shows 30% overall identity to PS II CAB sequences, and two long segments(More)
A collection of 17 monoclonal antibodies elicited against the light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b protein complex which serves photosystem II (LHC-II) of Pisum sativum shows six classes of binding specificity. Antibodies of two of the classes recognize a single polypeptide (the 28- or the 26- kD polypeptides), thereby suggesting that the two proteins are not(More)
Ribonuclease P is a ribozyme involved in tRNA processing that is present in all cells and organelles that synthesize tRNA. Most of our understanding of ribonuclease P derives from studies of the bacterial enzyme. This enzyme has been characterized biochemically and a secondary structure for the RNA subunit has been proposed. Isolation and characterization(More)
Conditions were developed to isolate the light-harvesting chlorophyll-protein complex serving photosystem II (LHC-II) using a dialyzable detergent, octylpolyoxyethylene. This LHC-II was successfully reconstituted into partially developed chloroplast thylakoids of Hordeum vulgare var Morex (barley) seedlings which were deficient in LHC-II. Functional(More)
RNase P is the ribonucleoprotein enzyme that cleaves precursor sequences from the 5' ends of pre-tRNAs. In Bacteria, the RNA subunit is the catalytic moiety. Eucaryal and archaeal RNase P activities copurify with RNAs, which have not been shown to be catalytic. We report here the analysis of the RNase P RNA from the thermoacidophilic archaeon Sulfolobus(More)
Ribonuclease P (RNase P) is a ribonucleoprotein enzyme which participates in processing precursor tRNAs. The RNA subunit contains the catalytic site and is capable of catalysis in the absence of the protein subunit. RNase P RNAs from various eubacteria consist of a core of conserved sequence and secondary structure which is evolutionarily modified in(More)
Ribonuclease P is the endonuclease that removes the leader fragments from the 5'-ends of precursor tRNAs. The enzyme isolated from eubacteria contains a catalytic RNA subunit. RNAs also copurify with eukaryotic RNase P, although catalysis by those RNAs has not been demonstrated. This paper reports the isolation and characterization of ribonuclease P from(More)
The ability of atrazine to inhibit Photosystem II electron transport and the rate of electron transfer from the primary to the secondary quinone electron acceptors in the photosystem II complex were examined in triazine-resistant and -susceptible parental biotypes of Brassica campestris L. and their F1 progeny derived from reciprocal crosses. The lack of(More)
Ribonuclease P is the endonuclease that removes the leader fragments from the 5’-ends of precursor tRNAs. The enzyme isolated from eubacteria contains a catalytic RNA subunit. RNAs also copurify with eukaryotic RNase P, although catalysis by those RNAs has not been demonstrated. This paper reports the isolation and characterization of ribonuclease P from(More)
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