Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the tonoplast H+-ATPase subunits

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Vacuolar H+-ATPase is a multi-subunit protein complex, which fulfills a number of crucial functions in plant cell. Different mechanisms are known to be important for the regulation of proton-transporting enzyme activity at transcriptional and post-translational levels. In this investigation we performed a comparison analysis of molecular phylogeny of different subunits of vacuolar H+-ATPase directed in the elucidation of conservative rate of membrane and peripheral complexes of the enzyme. High rate of conservatism was shown for subunits c, d and В, as well as ancient duplications of subunit a.

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Tingzhuo Chen

Saint Petersburg State University

PhD student, Department of plant physiology and biochemistry

Yulia Vladimirovna Mikhaylova

Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

junior reseacher, Laboratory of Biosystematics and Cytology

Maria Fiodorovna Shishova

Saint Petersburg State University

Professor, Department of plant physiology and biochemistry


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