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bmb1n3ag at leeds.ac.uk bmb1n3ag at leeds.ac.uk
Tue Apr 12 16:18:30 EST 1994


>can anyone give me an explanation of the biphasic protein prod'n i have seen
>in primary leaves of an etiolated plant whrn putin constant light for 24
>hours, sampled every three hours.

>There are two bursts of protein prod'n, 1st. at 6 hours, the 2nd. at 15-18
>hours, each step is approx a doubling of the previous value.

>Am I seeing a real result, or poor exp. technique. I believe that RUBISCO
>small subunit follows this pattern, am I correct?. Could the rubisco
>promoter/enhancer sequence be common to very many proteins, and therefore be
>acted upon by the same trans acting element? I understand that many genes are
>acted upon by the same cascade of activation leading from phytochrome, would
>this accoutn for the protein values I am getting?  Does anyone know of anyone
>who has looked into this.

>Thank You

>bmb1n3ag at south-01.novell.leeds.ac.uk




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