Electrophoretic Analysis of the Proteins Newly Formed as a Consequence of Pollen-Pistil Interaction

  • Gabriella Bergamini-Mulcahy
  • D. L. Mulcahy
  • A. Kalinowski
  • W. A. Smith
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The present research is aimed at investigating if the stylar activation phenomenon varies according to the type of pollen applied. Through electrophoretic analysis of the newly formed proteins of the style ahead of the pollen tubes we determine the specificity of the stylar response to different (but congruous) pollens. Similarly through the analysis of semivitro pollen tubes, grown through different styles, we can learn if there is a specific stylar input on the growing tubes.


Pollen Tube Pollen Tube Growth Electrophoretic Analysis Petunia Hybrida Progame Phase 
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  • Gabriella Bergamini-Mulcahy
  • D. L. Mulcahy
  • A. Kalinowski
  • W. A. Smith

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