Lena Schreiber

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Starch accumulation and breakdown are vital processes in plant storage organs such as seeds, roots, and tubers. In tubers of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) a small fraction of starch is converted into the reducing sugars glucose and fructose. Reducing sugars accumulate in response to cold temperatures. Even small quantities of reducing sugars affect(More)
Higher plants evolved various strategies to adapt to chilling conditions. Among other transcriptional and metabolic responses to cold temperatures plants accumulate a range of solutes including sugars. The accumulation of the reducing sugars glucose and fructose in mature potato tubers during exposure to cold temperatures is referred to as cold induced(More)
SNPs in genes functional in starch-sugar interconversion associate with natural variation of tuber starch 1 and sugar content of potato (Solanum tuberosum L). 2 L. Schreiber , A. C. Nader-Nieto , E. M. Schönhals, B. Walkemeier, C. Gebhardt 3 Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, 50829 Cologne, Germany 4(More)
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