An Immunological Investigation of Leaf Development in Capsicum frutescens

Jalal Omer Ahmed, Sarkaut Salimi, Anwar Rashid Abdulla

Abstract


The objective of this project was to investigate the developmental regulation of cell wall components and development of leaves of Capsicum frutescens. In order to this, a growth curve was constructed of lengths and widths of fifty Capsicum frutescensleaves measured until growth had stopped (20 days). From the curve, four developmental stages were selected and harvested for further study. Cell wall proteins from each developmental stage were then extracted. The protein concentration present in each selected stage was then calculated from a Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) standard curve. Then an immunological (Immunodot Blots) study was carried out to detect various cell wall associated epitopes present in the extracts.



Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/jas.v5n5p66

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Journal of Agricultural Science ISSN 1916-9752 (Print) ISSN 1916-9760 (Online)

Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the 'ccsenet.org' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.