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Plant Vacuoles pp 281-286 | Cite as

Sugar Transport across the Tonoplast of Vacuoles Isolated from Protoplasts of Jerusalem Artichoke Tubers

  • Marco Frehner
  • Felix Keller
  • Philippe Matile
  • Andres Wiemken
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 134)

Abstract

Inulin, a β-(2→1)-linked polyfructosylsucrose (GFFn), is the main carbohydrate of tubers of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) where it may constitute up to 80% of the dry weight (Edelman and Jefford, 1968).

Keywords

Glycine Betaine Sugar Uptake Jerusalem Artichoke Sucrose Uptake Jerusalem Artichoke Tuber 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Frehner
    • 1
  • Felix Keller
    • 2
  • Philippe Matile
    • 2
  • Andres Wiemken
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and BiophysiçsUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plant BiologyUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of BotanyUniversity of BaselBaselSwitzerland

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