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Binding of Enzymes to Avena Coleoptile Cell Walls

Jansen, Eugene F. and Jang, Rosie and Bonner, James (1960) Binding of Enzymes to Avena Coleoptile Cell Walls. Plant Physiology, 35 (5). pp. 567-574. ISSN 0032-0889. PMCID PMC406006. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151125-085348239

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Abstract

It has been shown that the auxin, indoleacetic acid (IAA), exerts a marked influence on the pectic metabolism in growing cell walls of the Avena coleoptile (12). The methyl ester group in pectic substances is known to be derived, in part at least, from the methyl group of methionine (21, 22). Through the use of methionine-C^(14)H_3, it was shown that IAA markedly increases the rate of formation of the methyl groups in the cell wall pectic material without detectably changing the degree to which the pectic substances are esterified (12).


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Additional Information:© 1960 American Society of Plant Biologists. Received December 1, 1959. Work conducted under a cooperative agreement at the California Institute of Technology. The technical assistance of Mr. Dennis Barrett during part of these investigations is gratefully acknowledged.
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Official Citation:Eugene F. Jansen, Rosie Jang, and James Bonner. “Binding of Enzymes to Avena Coleoptile Cell Walls”. Plant Physiology 35.5 (1960): 567–574
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