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Plant Vacuoles pp 369-380 | Cite as

Protein Degradation in Vacuoles from Acer Pseudoplatanus L. Cells

  • Hervé Canut
  • Gilbert Alibert
  • Antoine Carrasco
  • Alain M. Boudet
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 134)

Abstract

In higher plants, intracellular protein breakdown is a fundamental process which has important implications in biochemical regulation, protein turnover (Davies, 1982) and physiological events such as germination (Mikola, 1983) or senescence (Thimann, 1980; Laurière, 1983). However, the mechanisms that control the degradation of proteins are still obscure even though the characterization of plant proteolytic enzymes, and particularly their intracellular location has been extensively studied.

Keywords

Acer Cell Abnormal Protein Vacuolar Protein Vacuolar Compartment Intracellular Protein Degradation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hervé Canut
    • 1
  • Gilbert Alibert
    • 1
  • Antoine Carrasco
    • 1
  • Alain M. Boudet
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Physiologie VégétaleUniversité Paul SabatierToulouse-CedexFrance

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