Transcripts of metallothionein genes in arabidopsis thaliana

Shin Chang Yeh, Hsing Mei Hsieh, P. C. Huang

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Abstract

Using oligonucleotides with highly conserved cysteine-rich codons as probes, we isolated from a lambda YES Arabidopsis thaliana cDNA library two different sequences, each encodes an unique protein. These proteins, hereby designated as AtMT-q (AtMT-2) and AtMT-k (AtMT-1), are characteristic of metallothionein, carrying 13 and 14 cysteines in a total of 45 and 81 amino acids, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-144
Number of pages4
JournalMitochondrial DNA
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arabidopsis thaliana
  • Metallothionein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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