Two traditional maize inbred lines of contrasting technological abilities are discriminated by the seed flour proteome.

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The seed proteome of two traditional maize inbred lines (pb269 and pb369) contrasting in grain hardness and in preferable use for bread-making was evaluated. The pb269 seeds, of flint type (i.e., hard endosperm), are preferably used by manufacturers, while pb369 (dent, soft endosperm) is rejected. The hypothesis that the content and relative amounts of… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/pr400012t

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