Production of Arabinogalactan-Proteins in Beta vulgaris Cell Suspension Cultures: A Response to Hydrodynamic Stress

  • Mario Rodriguez-Monroy
  • Enrique Galindo

Abstract

The isolation of arabinogalactan-proteins (AGPs) from plant cell suspension cultures has been reported for several different species (Nothnagel 1997). However, the role of these molecules has not been established. In this work, the accumulation of AGPs in B. vulgaris cultures growing in a fermentor was associated with a cellular response to hydrodynamic stress conditions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Rodriguez-Monroy
    • 1
  • Enrique Galindo
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro de Desarrollo de Productos Bióticos, IPNYautepecMexico
  2. 2.Institute de Biotecnologia, UNAMCuernavacaMexico

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