Table 3.

Compounds identified in the trichloroacetic acid (TCA)-soluble organic fraction of the anemone tissue from A. viridis after single compound incubation

Intensity of radioactivity *
FractionCompoundNaH14CO3MalateCitrateSuccinateFumarateGlucoseGlycerol
NeutralFructose-----+-
Glucose++----++++
Sucrose-----++
Glycerol------+++
AcidicGlucose-6-phosphate++++++++++++++++++
Unknown 1 +++++++++
Unknown 2 ++++++++++
Citrate+++++++--
Fumarate+---+--
Malate++++++++++++++
Succinate++++++++--
BasicAspartate+++-++++--
Glutamate++-++--
Glutamine+++++--
Lysine+----+++
Proline+----++-
Threonine++--++++-+
Valine----+-+
Unknown 3 ------+++
  • * Experiments were performed in the presence of 5 μmol l-1 dichlorophenyl dimethyl urea (DCMU). Compounds identified after incubation in NaH14CO3 (data from Table 1) included for comparison. Symbols as in Table 1

  • Unknowns 1 and 2 as in Table 1. Unknown 3 co-eluted with other amino acids but no positive identification could be made