Biopolym. Cell. 1998; 14(2):111-116.
Structure and Function of Biopolymers
Purification and characterization of type I DNA topoisomerase from maize (Zea mays) seedling mitochondria
1Tarasenko V. I., 1Konstantinov Yu. M.
  1. Siberian Institute of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    132, Lermontova Str., Irkutsk, Russian Federation, 664033


The type I DNA-topoisomerase has been isolated and purified by procedures of salting out and ion chromatography from maize seedling mitochondria. It has been found that the enzyme examined possesses properties characteristic of DNA-topoisomerases of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic origin.


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