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Zeolin. A new recombinant storage protein constructed using maize gamma-zein and bean phaseolin.

@article{Mainieri2004ZeolinAN,
  title={Zeolin. A new recombinant storage protein constructed using maize gamma-zein and bean phaseolin.},
  author={D. Mainieri and M. Rossi and Marco Archinti and M. Bellucci and F. De Marchis and S. Vavassori and A. Pompa and S. Arcioni and A. Vitale},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={136 3},
  pages={
          3447-56
        }
}
  • D. Mainieri, M. Rossi, +6 authors A. Vitale
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Plant physiology
  • The major seed storage proteins of maize (Zea mays) and bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), zein and phaseolin, accumulate in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and in storage vacuoles, respectively. We show here that a chimeric protein composed of phaseolin and 89 amino acids of gamma-zein, including the repeated and the Pro-rich domains, maintains the main characteristics of wild-type gamma-zein: It is insoluble unless its disulfide bonds are reduced and forms ER-located protein bodies. Unlike wild-type… CONTINUE READING
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