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Characterization of seed storage protein patterns of four Iranian Pistachios using SDS-PAGE

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We used SDSPAGE to evaluate and characterize the protein patterns of seed storage proteins in four pistachios cultivars (Akbari, Ahmad Aghaei, Fandoghi, and Kaleghouchi). Total protein content of pistachio seeds in all cultivars did not show any significant difference. Results of SDS PAGE pattern of a few protein bands were up regulated whereas some other bands showed down regulation. The identified protein patterns may be used protein marker for pistachio cultivars.

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Ehsanpour, A. , Shojaie, B. and Rostami, F. (2010) Characterization of seed storage protein patterns of four Iranian Pistachios using SDS-PAGE. Natural Science, 2, 737-740. doi: 10.4236/ns.2010.27092.

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