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|Title:||Barley family five pathogenesis-related proteins / by Ronald Ian William Osmond.|
|Author:||Osmond, Ronald Ian William|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Plant Science|
|Abstract:||The work described in this thesis was designed to investigate one component of the plant's defence against pathogen attack, namely the production of PR-5 proteins... Several roles have been proposed for PR-5 proteins including adaption of plant cells to osmotic stress, antifreeze activity, polysaccharide hydrolase activity, fungal plasma membrane pore forming activity, and a-amylase/trypsin inhibition. The experiments that are described in the thesis were aimed at defining the function of barley PR-5 proteins.(abstract)|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Plant Science, 2000|
|Description:||Bibliography: leaves 119-143.|
xiv, 143,  leaves : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
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