Localization of farnesyl diphosphate synthase in chloroplasts

Kazutsuka Sanmiya, Osamu Ueno, Makoto Matsuoka, Naoki Yamamoto

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Abstract

The subcellular localization of plant farnesyl diphosphate synthase (FPPS) was examined. Immunocytochemical staining using anti-FPPS1 antibody followed by electron microscopy showed that FPPS1 was localized to chloroplasts of rice mesophyll cells. Subcellular fractions from wheat leaves were examined by immunoblot analysis. FPPS was detected in the chloroplast fraction in wheat, and was protected from proteolysis following trypsin treatment of chloroplasts. FPPS was also detected in the chloroplast fraction of a dicot plant, tobacco.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)348-354
Number of pages7
JournalPlant and Cell Physiology
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physiology
  • Plant Science
  • Cell Biology

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