Three resting stages (spores, microcysts, and macrocysts) of the Dictyosteliaceae were found to possess low levels of trehalase activity. A significant increase in the activity of trehalase was detected upon germination. The increase in activity appeared to be dependent on protein synthesis.
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Tisa, L.S., Cotter, D.A. Trehalase expression during the germination of three resting stages of the dictyosteliaceae. Current Microbiology 3, 33–35 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02603130
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