, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp 590–591 | Cite as

Gibberellin and nucleic acid metabolism duringZea mays fertilization

  • Y. Leshem
  • Hadassah Schlesinger
  • Rina Peely


Either by direct GA supply or by release of glycosidic bound GA, pollination causes partial opening of double-stranded DNA in somatic maize kernel tissues, as evidenced by increased Tm profiles. This phenomenon is associated with enhanced RNA and protein production.


Maize Nucleic Acid Protein Production Acid Metabolism Gibberellin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Leshem
    • 1
  • Hadassah Schlesinger
    • 1
  • Rina Peely
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Life SciencesBar-Ilan UniversityRamat-GanIsrael

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