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Title: Photocontrol of the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll a/b binding proteins and small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (L. ) and Nicotiana tabacum (L. )

Abstract

Phytochrome and the blue ultraviolet-A photoreceptor control light-induced expression of genes encoding the chlorophyll a/b binding protein of photosystem II and photosystem I and the genes for the small subunit of the ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (tomato) and Nicotiana tabacum (tobacco). A high irradiance response also controls the induction of these genes. Genes encoding photosystem II- and I-associated chlorophyll a/b binding proteins both exhibit a transient rapid increase in expression in response to light pulse or to continuous irradiation. In contrast, genes encoding the small subunit exhibit a continuous increase in expression in response to light. These distinct expression characteristics are shown to reflect differences at the level of transcription.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA) Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg (West Germany))
  2. (Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA))
  3. (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg (West Germany))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5859730
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Plant Physiology; (USA); Journal Volume: 93:3
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CARBON-CARBON LYASES; GENES; PROTEINS; CHLOROPHYLL; NICOTIANA; PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS; PHOTOSYNTHETIC REACTION CENTERS; SEEDLINGS; TOMATOES; CARBOXYLIC ACIDS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; ENZYMES; FOOD; FRUITS; HETEROCYCLIC ACIDS; HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS; LYASES; MAGNOLIOPHYTA; MAGNOLIOPSIDA; ORGANIC ACIDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; PHYTOCHROMES; PIGMENTS; PLANTS; PORPHYRINS; 550200* - Biochemistry

Citation Formats

Wehmeyer, B., Cashmore, A.R., and Schaefer, E. Photocontrol of the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll a/b binding proteins and small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (L. ) and Nicotiana tabacum (L. ). United States: N. p., 1990. Web. doi:10.1104/pp.93.3.990.
Wehmeyer, B., Cashmore, A.R., & Schaefer, E. Photocontrol of the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll a/b binding proteins and small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (L. ) and Nicotiana tabacum (L. ). United States. doi:10.1104/pp.93.3.990.
Wehmeyer, B., Cashmore, A.R., and Schaefer, E. Sun . "Photocontrol of the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll a/b binding proteins and small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (L. ) and Nicotiana tabacum (L. )". United States. doi:10.1104/pp.93.3.990.
@article{osti_5859730,
title = {Photocontrol of the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll a/b binding proteins and small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (L. ) and Nicotiana tabacum (L. )},
author = {Wehmeyer, B. and Cashmore, A.R. and Schaefer, E.},
abstractNote = {Phytochrome and the blue ultraviolet-A photoreceptor control light-induced expression of genes encoding the chlorophyll a/b binding protein of photosystem II and photosystem I and the genes for the small subunit of the ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in etiolated seedlings of Lycopersicon esculentum (tomato) and Nicotiana tabacum (tobacco). A high irradiance response also controls the induction of these genes. Genes encoding photosystem II- and I-associated chlorophyll a/b binding proteins both exhibit a transient rapid increase in expression in response to light pulse or to continuous irradiation. In contrast, genes encoding the small subunit exhibit a continuous increase in expression in response to light. These distinct expression characteristics are shown to reflect differences at the level of transcription.},
doi = {10.1104/pp.93.3.990},
journal = {Plant Physiology; (USA)},
number = ,
volume = 93:3,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 1990},
month = {Sun Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 1990}
}