phloem sucrose loading

Known as: phloem loading 
The process of loading sucrose into the sieve tube or companion cell of the phloem for long distance transport from source to sink. [GOC:sm]
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2012
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2012
Plants transport fixed carbon predominantly as sucrose, which is produced in mesophyll cells and imported into phloem cells for… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mechanisms of phloem loading in the minor veins of leaves are known for only a few species. We propose that there are a limited… (More)
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2006
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2006
Sucrose transporters of higher plants belong to a large gene family. At least four different sucrose transporters are known in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A proton-sucrose symporter mediates the key step in carbon export from leaves of most plants. Sucrose transport activity and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
A major question in plant physiology is how the large amount of sucrose made in leaves is transported to the rest of the plant… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The leaf sucrose transporter SUT1 is essential for phloem loading and long-distance transport of assimilates. Both SUT1 messenger… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. SUC2 gene encodes a plasma-membrane sucrose-H+ symporter. The DNA sequence of the SUC2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Sucrose is the principal transport form of assimilates in most plants. In many species, translocation of assimilates from the… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Sucrose synthase, an important enzyme in carbohydrate metabolism, catalyzes the reversible conversion of sucrose and UDP to UDP… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
Autoradiographic, plasmolysis, and (14)C-metabolite distribution studies indicate that the majority of exogenously supplied (14)C… (More)
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