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Search for genes involved in the synthesis of poly(L-malate) in the plasmodium of Physarum polycephalum

Pinchai, Nadthanun (2005) Search for genes involved in the synthesis of poly(L-malate) in the plasmodium of Physarum polycephalum. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

The accellular slime mold Physarum polycephalum is characterized by two distinctive growth phases: uninucleate amoebae and multinucleate syncytial plasmodia. These two cell types differ in cellular organization, behaviour and gene expression. Plasmodium distinguishes from other stages of the life cycle by the production of an unusual polyester, ß-poly(L-malate) (PMLA). The polymer is concentrated ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Physarum polycephalum gehört zu den echten Schleimpilzen und weist zwei Lebensformen auf: die vielkernigen Plasmodien, sowie die einkernige haploide Amöbe. Plasmodium ist unter anderem durch die Produktion vom ß-Poly(L-Malat) (PMLA) charakterisiert. PMLA tritt in großer Menge im Kern auf und fungiert möglicherweise als Speicherplatz bzw. als Transportsystem für nukleare Proteine. Über die Gene, ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:1 December 2005
Referee:E. (Prof. Dr.) Holler
Date of exam:16 December 2004
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Biophysik und physikalische Biochemie > Alumni or Retired > Prof. Dr. Eggehard Holler
Keywords:Biopolymere , Schleimpilze , Physarum polycephalum , SSH , dsRNA , L-Malat , GPoly(en-Expression , Physarum polycephalum , SSH , dsRNA , poly(L-malate) , gene expression
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:10278
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