Ghd7 is a negative regulator of zinc concentration in brown rice

@article{Alam2020Ghd7IA,
  title={Ghd7 is a negative regulator of zinc concentration in brown rice},
  author={Mufid Alam and Ying-Chih Chen and Pingbo Li and Guangming Lou and Hao Zhou and Lei Wang and Rongjia Liu and Pingli Chen and Yin Zhou and Guanjun Gao and Dewei Tai and Xiaozhong Zhang and Yuqing He},
  journal={Molecular Breeding},
  year={2020}
}
Zinc (Zn) is an essential micronutrient for human, and improving Zn concentration in rice could be a simple and effective way to solve insufficient Zn uptake from daily diet. In this study, a recombinant inbred line (RIL) population was developed from a commercial hybrid combination Wandao153, and subjected to quantitative trait loci (QTL) detection for Zn concentration in brown rice and heading date. Five QTL for Zn concentration and six for heading date were detected across 2 years, among… 
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