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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-458254

The Enigma of Tubulin Detyrosination - Functional Evidence from Plants

Schneider, Natalie

Abstract:
Detyrosination of alpha-tubulin seems to be conserved over all eukaryotes. However, its biological function in plants has remained obscure. In order to get insight into the physiological function of tubulin detyrosination, I was phenotyping an overexpressor rice mutant, which is shifting the cycle towards the tyrosinated form. In a second approach an in vitro system was established in order to analyze what happens to microtubule polymerization if these conditions are changed outside a cell.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten (BOTANIK)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000045825
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Chemie und Biowissenschaften (CHEM-BIO)
Institut Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten (BOTANIK)
Prüfungsdaten 13.02.2015
Referent/Betreuer Prof. P. Nick
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