Distribution of Calmodulin-Dependent and Calmodulin-Independent NAD Kinase During Early Cell Development in the Root Apex of Pisum Sativum

  • E. E. F. Allan
  • A. J. Trewavas
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Two forms of NAD kinase activity are detectable in shoot and root tissues of Pisum sativum. Detection and separation of the two forms are both dependent on extraction conditions. A Ca2+-CaM-independent component can be extracted by gentle homogenisation conditions, whereas an additional Ca2+-CaM-dependent component is dependent on the presence of high salt concentrations during homogenisation.


Pentose Phosphate Pathway High Salt Concentration Root Apex Shikimic Acid Pyridine Nucleotide 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. E. F. Allan
    • 1
  • A. J. Trewavas
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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