Maize sugary enhancer1 (se1) is a gene affecting endosperm starch metabolism

@article{Zhang2019MaizeSE,
  title={Maize sugary enhancer1 (se1) is a gene affecting endosperm starch metabolism},
  author={Xia Zhang and Karl Haro von Mogel and Vai S Lor and Candice N. Hirsch and Brian de Vries and Heidi Kaeppler and William F. Tracy and Shawn M. Kaeppler},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2019},
  volume={116},
  pages={20776 - 20785}
}
Significance Maize sugary enhancer1 (se1) is a genetic modifier of su1 expression and is a commercially important allele that modifies kernel carbohydrate metabolism and improves fresh market quality. Carbohydrates, and primarily starch, are a major globally important product of cereal grains, but mechanisms affecting grain composition and genetic networks are not fully understood. In this study, we identify a gene that affects endosperm carbohydrate composition by modifying metabolism in a… Expand
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