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Letizia Tozzini, Paolo Sabbatini and G. Stanley Howell

accumulation of total free amino acid in the berries increases at the onset of veraison and contributes to the pool of YAN, which includes N in the form of α-amino acids and ammonia ( Bell and Henschke, 2008 ). This latter accumulation pattern is quite variable

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Seong-Tae Choi, Doo-Sang Park, Seong-Mo Kang and Seong-Koo Kang

; Park et al., 2003 ). The reserve N compounds are present as amino acids and proteins and the reserve carbohydrates as soluble sugars and starch ( Cheng et al., 2004 ; Oliveira and Priestley, 1988 ; Titus and Kang, 1982 ). A negative relationship

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Zhengke Zhang, Runshan Fu, Donald J. Huber, Jingping Rao, Xiaoxiao Chang, Meijiao Hu, Yu Zhang and Nina Jiang

amino acid residues. The sequence of CDK-Exp3 showed a high amino acid homology to other fruit-specific expansins ( Fig. 1 ). Apart from the signal sequence, CDK-Exp3 contains 8-cysteine (C) residues, four tryptophan (W) residues, and a His

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S. Laywisadkul, C.F. Scagel, L.H. Fuchigami and R.G. Linderman

., 1989 ). Concentrations of free amino acids were determined by the ninhydrin assay ( Yemm and Cocking, 1955 ). The experiment was a completely randomized design with three factors: N fertigation rate in August (0, 100, and 200 mg·L −1 N), autumn spray

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Angela R. Davis, Charles L. Webber III, Wayne W. Fish, Todd C. Wehner, Stephen King and Penelope Perkins-Veazie

is the leading fruit and vegetable source of lycopene, it also contains other antioxidants and amino acids that have health-promoting activities. Fruits and vegetables contain many compounds that work synergistically. Boileau et al. (2003) indicated

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Suping Zhou, Roger J. Sauvé, Zong Liu, Sasikiran Reddy, Sarabjit Bhatti, Simon D. Hucko, Tara Fish and Theodore W. Thannhauser

, glyoxylate shunt, amino acid metabolism, protein folding, defense, and cellular protection mechanisms. Photosynthesis consists of two steps, the light-dependent reaction centers and the carbon fixation cycle (the Calvin cycle). For the light

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

.20 mL distilled water were added, then A 510 was measured immediately ( Dewanto et al., 2002 ). A (+)-catechin hydrate equivalents (CHE) standard curve was prepared from a freshly made solution. Protein and amino acid contents. Leaf samples (about 2 g

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Reut Niska, Martin Goldway and Doron Schneider

genes carry an intron within the hypervariable (HV) region. The intron of loquat S6 - RNase was localized to this native position and was 124 bases long. The deduced amino acid sequence of the two exons exhibited highest similarity (83%) with European

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He Lisi, Su Jiale, Liu Xiaoqing, Li Chang and Chen Shangping

., Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada). Sequences that exhibited high amino acid identity (more than 70%) to the SAI proteins from Rhododendron were selected to build a phylogenetic tree. The phylogenetic tree was constructed in MEGA 5.05 ( Tamura et al., 2011 ) using

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

made solution. Protein and amino acid contents. Leaf samples (about 2 g) were homogenized in 15 mL 0.2 m phosphate buffer (pH 6.6) using a homogenizer. After centrifuging at 9070 g n for 15 min, the supernatant was collected to measure the content