Immunocytochemical localization of uricase in peroxisomes of soybean cotyledons

Barbara Damsz, Joanne M. Dannenhoffer, Jennifer A. Bell, Mary Alice Webb

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Antibodies specific for nodule uricase were used for immunocytochemistry to demonstrate the presence of uricase in cotyledons of soybean (Glycine max) during germination and early seedling growth. The enzyme was localized exclusively in peroxisomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)979-982
Number of pages4
JournalPlant and Cell Physiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Cotyledon
  • Glycine
  • Immunolabeling
  • Nodulin
  • Root nodule
  • Uricase (EC


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