Tissue Specific Activity of Arabidopsis Thaliana Plastocyanin and Ferredoxin Promoter Elements in Transgenic Tobacco Plants

  • Sjef Smeekens
  • Oscar Vorst
  • Peter Weisbeek

Abstract

Plastocyanin (PC) and ferredoxin (FD) are two nuclear-encoded chloroplast proteins which are functional in photosynthetic electron transport. In higher plants the expression of the PC and FD genes is light controlled, most likely by a phytochrome-dependent mechanism (1, 2). In addition, expression of these genes is mostly confined to green tissue.

Keywords

Transgenic Plant Transgenic Tobacco Plant Photosynthetic Electron Transport Xba1 Site Tobacco Leaf Disc 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sjef Smeekens
    • 1
  • Oscar Vorst
    • 1
  • Peter Weisbeek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular Cell BiologyUniversity of UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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