Mechanical stress and lignification

Tony Travis ajt at
Fri Apr 3 13:31:12 EST 1992

nmrdb at (BEVERLY SEAVEY) writes:
: [...]
: Check out work by Janet Bramm. She had an article in cell showing that
: mechanical stimulation of Arabidopsis resulted in increased calmodulin
: production ( which I can imagine might be related to increased polysaccaride
: production and therefore cell wall stuff). The first article was in 
: Cell about 
: late 1989, I think

Thanks Beverly, I'll start hunting for papers by Janet Bramm.

Can you tell me what the role of calmodulin is (I've no idea ...) ?

    Tony Travis <ajt at>  | Dr. A.J.Travis 
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