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starch grain

Known as: starch granule 
Plant storage body for amylose and amylopectin, 1-100um in diameter. Also contains small amounts of enzymes, amino acids, lipids and nucleic acids… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BackgroundStarch is stored in higher plants as granules composed of semi-crystalline amylopectin and amorphous amylose. Starch… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
All plants and green algae synthesize starch through the action of the same five classes of elongation enzymes: the starch… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Recent research reveals that starch degradation in Arabidopsis leaves at night is significantly different from the "textbook… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and wheat (Triticum monococcum L. and Triticum turgidum L.) were among the principal ‘founder crops… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Plants, green algae, and cyanobacteria synthesize storage polysaccharides by a similar ADPglucose-based pathway. Plant starch… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Analysis of barley shrunken grain mutants has identified lines with a novel high amylose starch phenotype. The causal mutation is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Attenuated total reflectance-Fourier transform infrared (ATR-FTIR) was used to study the external regions of starch granules… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Disproportionating enzyme (D-enzyme) is a plastidial alpha-1,4-glucanotransferase but its role in starch metabolism is unclear… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
A major feature of the model we propose is that it gives us access to the third dimension of granule growth. The crystal lamella… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Starch is the most significant form of carbon reserve in plants in terms of the amount made, the universality of its distribution… Expand
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