Journal article

Comparative "Golgi" Proteome Study of Lolium multiflorum and Populus trichocarpa

Kristina L Ford, Tony Chin, Vaibhav Srivastava, Wei Zeng, Monika S Doblin, Vincent Bulone, Antony Bacic

Proteomes | MDPI | Published : 2016

Abstract

The Golgi apparatus (GA) is a crucial organelle in the biosynthesis of non-cellulosic polysaccharides, glycoproteins and proteoglycans that are primarily destined for secretion to the cell surface (plasma membrane, cell wall and apoplast). Only a small proportion of the proteins involved in these processes have been identified in plants, with the majority of their functions still unknown. The availability of a GA proteome would greatly assist plant biochemists, cell and molecular biologists in determining the precise function of the cell wall-related proteins. There has been some progress towards defining the GA proteome in the model plant system Arabidopsis thaliana, yet in commercially imp..

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Grants

Awarded by Swedish Research Council Vetenskapsradet


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Tingting Guo for advice on antibody and western analysis. This work was supported by a grant to the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls (M.S.D., V.B., A.B.; (CE110001007)) and by a grant from the Swedish Research Council Vetenskapsradet (V.B. (2011-4150)). The ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls acknowledges the support of funds from the Australian Government's National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Program (NCRIS) administered through Bioplatforms Australia (BPA) Ltd.