Enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism in the developing endosperm of maize.

@article{Tsai1970EnzymesOC,
  title={Enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism in the developing endosperm of maize.},
  author={C. Y. Tsai and F. Salamini and Oliver E. Nelson},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1970},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={299-306}
}
A number of enzymes presumably implicated in starch synthesis were assayed at various stages of endosperm development ranging from 8 days to 28 days after pollination. Activity for invertase, hexokinase, the glucose phosphate isomerases, the phosphoglucomutases, phosphorylase I, uridine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase, and the starch granule-bound nucleoside diphosphate glucose-starch glucosyltransferase was present at the earliest stage of development (8 days) studied. Activity was… CONTINUE READING
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