Starch synthesis in potato tubers is regulated by post-translational redox modification of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase: a novel regulatory mechanism linking starch synthesis to the sucrose supply.

@article{Tiessen2002StarchSI,
  title={Starch synthesis in potato tubers is regulated by post-translational redox modification of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase: a novel regulatory mechanism linking starch synthesis to the sucrose supply.},
  author={Axel Tiessen and Janneke H. M. Hendriks and Mark Stitt and Anja Branscheid and Yves Gibon and Eva M Farr{\'e} and Peter Geigenberger},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={2191-213}
}
Transcriptional and allosteric regulation of ADP-Glc pyrophosphorylase (AGPase) plays a major role in the regulation of starch synthesis. Analysis of the response after detachment of growing potato tubers from the mother plant revealed that this concept requires extension. Starch synthesis was inhibited within 24 h of tuber detachment, even though the… CONTINUE READING