ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase: A Regulatory Enzyme for Plant Starch Synthesis

@article{Ballicora2004ADPGlucosePA,
  title={ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase: A Regulatory Enzyme for Plant Starch Synthesis},
  author={Miguel Angel Ballicora and Alberto A. Iglesias and Jack Preiss},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={79},
  pages={1-24}
}
In plants, the synthesis of starch occurs by utilizing ADP-glucose as the glucosyl donor for the elongation of α-1,4-glucosidic chains. In photosynthetic bacteria the synthesis of glycogen follows a similar pathway. The first committed step in these pathways is the synthesis of ADP-glucose in a reaction catalyzed by ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase (ADPGlc PPase). Generally, this enzyme is allosterically regulated by intermediates of the major carbon assimilatory pathway in the respective organism… CONTINUE READING
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