Starch (Bacterial Glycogen) Synthase

Known as: Starch Synthase, Synthase, Starch, Granule-Bound Starch Synthase 
An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of glucose from ADPglucose to glucose-containing polysaccharides in 1,4-alpha-linkages. EC 2.4.1.21.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The mechanisms underlying starch granule initiation remain unknown. We have recently reported that mutation of soluble starch… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Four amino acids were variable between the ‘active’ indica-type and ‘inactive’ japonica-type soluble starch synthase Ha (SSIIa… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We report the use of TILLING (targeting induced local lesions in genomes), a reverse genetic, nontransgenic method, to improve a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To elucidate the roles of the isogenes encoding starch synthase (EC 2.4.1.21) in rice (Oryza sativa L.), a comprehensive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To gain insight into the synthesis and functions of enzymes of starch metabolism in leaves of Arabidopsis L. Heynth, Affymetrix… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Biochemical analysis of amylose-extender (ae) mutant of rice (Oryza sativa) revealed that the mutation in the gene for starch… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Interest in the use of low-copy nuclear genes for phylogenetic analyses of plants has grown rapidly, because highly repetitive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The maize dull1 (du1) gene is a determinant of the structure of endosperm starch, and du1- mutations affect the activity of two… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Starch is the major energy component of grains. Wheat contains 77% of DM as starch, corn and sorghum contain 72%, and barley and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The waxy (Wx) gene of rice encodes a granule-bound starch synthase (GBSS = waxy protein) required for the synthesis of amylose in… (More)
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