Protein electrophoresis AIDS cereal variety identification
AuthorsJennifer Ford Menke
R. S. Singh
C. O. Qualset
S. K. Jain
Authors AffiliationsJennifer F. Menke is a former undergraduate student in Plant Science at U.C., Davis (now at Colorado State University, Ft. Collins); R. S. Singh is former Research Assistant in Agronomy, U.C., Davis (now at Department of Biology, University of Chicago); C. O. Qualset is Associate Professor of Agronomy, U.C. Davis; S. K. Jain is Population Biologist, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C. Davis.
Hilgardia 27(10):3-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v027n10p3. October 1973.
Enzyme proteins obtained from seedling plants show distinct patterns (isozymes) after migration in an electric field. Crop varieties differ in isozymes, and these differences open new possibilities for “fingerprinting” varieties for identification purposes.
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