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Tissue Distribution and Subcellular Localization of Prephenate Aminotransferase in Leaves of Sorghum bicolor.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
0032-0889
Publisher
American Society of Plant Biologists
Publication Date
Volume
81
Issue
2
Pages
711–713
Identifiers
PMID: 16664888
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The tissue and subcellular distribution of prephenate aminotransferase, an enzyme of the shikimate pathway, was investigated in protoplasts from leaves of Sorghum bicolor. Activity was detected in purified epidermal and mesophyll protoplasts, and in bundle sheath strands. After fractionation of mesophyll and epidermal protoplasts by differential centrifugation, 92% of the total prephenate aminotransferase activity was detected in the plastid fraction.

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