Although I learned that at least two others have the same interest, I so far
received no reply.
In yeast, S-adenosyl methionine (AdoMet) is actively uptaken and can grow
using AdoMet as the sole S source (Rouillon et al. JBC 274:28096-105, 1999).
However, no such transporter seems to be identified in plants.
on 2002.11.11 15:31, Satoshi NAITO wrote:
> Dear Friends,
>> I have a new question. (This time I promise to feedback soon).
>> I believe, and I hear, that S-adenosyl methionine (AdoMet) is not
> efficiently taken up by plant protoplasts, whereas yeast cells have a system
> for active incorporation of AdoMet.
>> Do anyone know a reference that shows evidence for, or clearly states that,
> AdoMet is not efficiently taken up by plant protoplasts or plant cell
> Satoshi Naito
Division of Applied Bioscience
Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
Sapporo 060-8589, JAPAN
e-mail: naito at abs.agr.hokudai.ac.jphttp://arabi4.agr.hokudai.ac.jp/ArabiE/arabie.html