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Author Gallo-Meagher, M. ♦ Sowinski, D. A. ♦ Elliott, R. C. ♦ Thompson, W. F.
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher American Society of Plant Biologists
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Library & information sciences ♦ Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Genetics and evolution ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins ♦ Nucleic Acids, Nucleotides, and Nucleosides ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Physical Phenomena ♦ Chemical Phenomena ♦ Genetic Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Information Science ♦ Information Science
Subject Keyword Discipline Botany ♦ Fabaceae ♦ Genetics ♦ Ferredoxins ♦ Gene Expression Regulation ♦ Plants, Medicinal ♦ Plants, Toxic ♦ Tobacco ♦ Base Sequence ♦ Dna ♦ Embryology ♦ Radiation Effects ♦ Metabolism ♦ Light ♦ Molecular Sequence Data ♦ Plants, Genetically Modified ♦ Promoter Regions, Genetic ♦ Journal Article ♦ Research Support, U.s. Gov't, Non-p.h.s. ♦ Research Support, U.s. Gov't, P.h.s.
Abstract In previous studies using leaves of light-grown transgenic tobacco plants, we have shown that sequences located within the transcribed region of the pea Fed-1 gene (encoding ferredoxin I) are major cis-acting determinants of light-regulated mRNA accumulation. However, we show here that these internal sequences are less important for the Fed-1 light response in etiolated tobacco seedlings than they are in green leaves and that upstream elements confer organ specificity and contribute significantly to Fed-1 light responses in etiolated material. Light effects mediated by upstream response elements are thus most pronounced during the initial induction of gene activity, whereas internal elements play a more prominent role in modulating Fed-1 expression once the gene is already active.
Description Author Affiliation: Gallo-Meagher M ( Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695.)
ISSN 10404651
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1992-04-01
Publisher Place United States
e-ISSN 1531298X
Volume Number 4
Issue Number 4

Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus