Changes in Proteins and RNA during Storage of Curcuma Longa L. Rhizome

Changes in RNA and protein contents, and protein profiles were studied in the rhizomes of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) from the day of harvest to the commencement of sprouting. Protein and RNA contents increased gradually in the initial stages and rapidly in the final stages of storage period. SDS-PAGE analysis of storage proteins revealed synthesis of 56… CONTINUE READING