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The role of lipid peroxidation in the formation of yeast protoplast competence to genetic transformation
- Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR
The induction of protoplast competence is found to occur against a background of an increase in the level of lipid peroxidation. The inhibitor of peroxidation of lipids (ionol, a synthetic antioxidant) considerably decreases the frequency of their transformation.
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