Novel Plastocyanin Containing Phenylalanine-83 from the Gymnosperm Ginkgo biloba
Abstract:Plastocyanin was purified from the gymnosperm Ginkgo biloba L., and its complete amino acid sequence was determined. The protein was shown to contain Phe-83 instead of Tyr-83 conserved in other land plant plastocyanins. This is the first report of the characterization and complete amino acid sequence of a gymnosperm plastocyanin.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Miyama 2-2-1, Funabashi, Chiba 274-8510, Japan.
Publication date: January 1, 2006
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