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Organization and Expression of the Chloroplast Genome of Euglena gracilis

  • Richard B. Hallick
  • Bruce M. Greenberg
  • Wilhelm Gruissem
  • Margaret J. Hollingsworth
  • Gerald D. Karabin
  • Jonathon O. Narita
  • Jac A. Nickoloff
  • Charles W. Passavant
  • Gary L. Stiegler
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 63)

Abstract

We have been involved in a characterization of the chloroplast (ct) genes of the unicellular photosynthetic eucaryote Euglena gracitis. Previous work from several different laboratories on physical mapping and cloning of this DNA, and on the characterization of the ribosomal RNA (rRNA) operons has been recently reviewed.1 In the present article we describe our recent studies on the organization and expression of transfer RNA (tRNA) genes. Nucleotide sequence data is now available for 18 different species. We also describe a new Euglena chloroplast extract that catalyzes DNA-dependent, selective in vitro transcription of Euglena ct tRNA genes.

Keywords

Chloroplast Genome Code Locus Euglena Gracilis Protein Code Locus Chloroplast Extract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard B. Hallick
    • 1
  • Bruce M. Greenberg
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Gruissem
    • 1
  • Margaret J. Hollingsworth
    • 1
  • Gerald D. Karabin
    • 1
  • Jonathon O. Narita
    • 1
  • Jac A. Nickoloff
    • 1
  • Charles W. Passavant
    • 1
  • Gary L. Stiegler
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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