Waxy and non-waxy barley cultivars exhibit differences in the targeting and catalytic activity of GBSS1a

Abstract

Amylose synthesis is strictly associated with activity of granule-bound starch synthase (GBSS) enzymes. Among several crops there are cultivars containing starch types with either little or no amylose known as near-waxy or waxy. This (near) amylose-free phenotype is associated with a single locus (waxy) which has been mapped to GBSS-type genes in different… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw503

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