Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
IPFW Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Student Research Competition
Purines and pyrimidnes have essential functions in a multitude of biochemical and developmental processes during the life cycle of a plant. As components of nucleic acids, cofactors e.g. NAD+ and FAD+ as well as energy production molecules e.g. ATP, nucleobases are involved in essential process of cellular function and plant growth.
Julie Crosby (2011).
Reverse genetic and radio-labeled uptake experiments unveil a unique purine-related transporter AtPRT1 in Arabidopsis thaliana.