George S. Mourad
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
IPFW Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Student Research Competition
The purines and pyrimidines are nitrogenous cyclic compounds that take part in several metabolic pathways in living cells including DNA and RNA biosynthesis, production of energy molecules e.g. ATP, carbohydrate metabolism, and nitrogen transport and reservoir. The ascorbate molecule acts as an antioxidant and enzyme cofactor and is involved in plant defense and growth.
Kevin Ann Hunt (2011).
Heterologous complementation in yeast reveals the solute specificity of putative nucleobase transporters in Arabidopsis thaliana.