A study has been made of developmental variations in anthers of Lilium longiflorum with respect to the deamination of deoxycytidine and 5-methyldeoxycytidine. Although a periodicity of enzymatic activities surrounding the mitotic cycle has been found, the over-all evidence is against the significance of such periodicity to chromosome duplication. On the basis of evidence obtained a distinction has been drawn between enzyme systems functioning in a broad supporting role and those immediately tied to morphogenetic events.
DEAMINATION OF DEOXYCYTIDINE AND 5-METHYLDEOXYCYTIDINE IN DEVELOPING ANTHERS OF LILIUM LONGIFLORUM (VAR. CROFT)
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Yasuo Hotta, Herbert Stern; DEAMINATION OF DEOXYCYTIDINE AND 5-METHYLDEOXYCYTIDINE IN DEVELOPING ANTHERS OF LILIUM LONGIFLORUM (VAR. CROFT) . J Biophys and Biochem Cytol 1 February 1961; 9 (2): 279–284. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.9.2.279
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