protein body

A membrane-bounded plant organelle found in the developing endosperm, contains storage proteins. [GOC:jl, PMID:7704047]
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2010
2010
Essential amino acids like lysine and tryptophan are deficient in corn meal because of the abundance of zein storage proteins… (More)
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2010
2010
Opaque or nonvitreous phenotypes relate to the seed architecture of maize (Zea mays) and are linked to loci that control the… (More)
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2007
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2007
The maize (Zea mays) floury1 (fl1) mutant was first reported almost 100 years ago, but its molecular identity has remained… (More)
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1996
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1996
Zeins are seed storage proteins that form accretions called protein bodies in the rough endoplasmic reticulum of maize endosperm… (More)
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1995
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1995
We have investigated the formation of protein storage vacuoles in peas (Pisum sativum L.) in order to determine whether this… (More)
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1994
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1994
[gamma]-Zein is a maize storage protein synthesized by endosperm cells and stored together with [alpha]- and [beta]-zeins in… (More)
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1993
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1993
Rice prolamines are sequestered within the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) lumen even though they lack a lumenal retention signal… (More)
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1982
1982
Developing pea (Pisum sativum L.) cotyledons were labeled with radioactive amino acids, glucosamine, and mannose in pulse an… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
We present evidence that protein bodies constitute the principal lytic compartment in storage parenchyma cells of mung bean… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
The protein bodies in maize endosperm are the sites of zein deposition. They are single membrane-bound vesicles with polysomes… (More)
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