Table IV.

Synopsis of protein types observed during priming

Protein TypeCharacteristicsNo. of Proteins DetectedNo. of Proteins Identified
7Increased level during OP and HP33
8Decreased level during OP and HP2
9Increased level during OP32
10Decreased level during OP31
11Increased level during HP103
12Decreased level during HP2

The no. of proteins in each type detected on 2-D gels and identified by MALDI-TOF analysis is indicated. OP, Osmopriming; HP, hydropriming.