Please wait a minute...
J Integr Plant Biol, 1997, 39 (10): -, Research Article
Calmodulin and the Regulation of Succinate Dehydrogenase Activity in the Mitochondria of Zea mays
Li Jie, Wu Shu-ping, Sun Da-ye and Wang You-ai
doi:
Abstract
Succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) was purified by DEAE C-32 chromatography from the mitochondrial fraction of corn ( Zea mays L. ). Free calmodulin (CAM) could not be detected in the purified SDH with the method based on the ability of SDH to stimulate NAD kinase, but it still contained some CAM when measured with the ELISA method. Purified SDH could stimulate NAD kinase only after heating to release free CAM. Plain polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) of the pufffled SDH revealed only one peptide band, but three peptide bands were shown on SDS-PAGE, their molecular weight being 67.0 kD, 30.0 kD, 16.7 kD respectively. The 67.0 kD and 30.0 kD peptides corresponded to the large and small molecular subunit of SDH respectively. The Rf value of the 16.7 kD peptide band was identical to the standard CAM in the SDS-PAGE. From all the above evidence, the authors suggested that CAM might exert its function of SDH regulation in a binding state with the SDH molecule.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   Online on:
This Article
   Full Text  
   Full Text (PDF) 
   Supporting information
Services
   E-mail Link to this Article
   Export Citation for this Article
Citing Articles
   Cited By
Google Scholar
   Articles by Li Jie
   Articles by Wu Shu-ping
   Articles by Sun Da-ye
   Articles by Wang You-ai
PubMed
   Articles by Li Jie
   Articles by Wu Shu-ping
   Articles by Sun Da-ye
   Articles by Wang You-ai
Editorial Office, Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, Institute of Botany, CAS
No. 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
Tel: +86 10 6283 6133 Fax: +86 10 8259 2636 E-mail: jipb@ibcas.ac.cn
Copyright © 2020 by the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Online ISSN: 1744-7909 Print ISSN: 1672-9072 CN: 11-5067/Q
网站备案号:京ICP备16067583号-22