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… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Questions that still surround the origin and early dispersals of maize (Zea mays L.) result in large part from the absence of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Starch is the major storage carbohydrate in plants. It is comprised of glucans that form semicrystalline granules. Glucan… (More)
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2009
2009
The mechanisms underlying starch granule initiation remain unknown. We have recently reported that mutation of soluble starch… (More)
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2007
2007
Chili peppers (Capsicum spp.) are widely cultivated food plants that arose in the Americas and are now incorporated into cuisines… (More)
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2007
2007
Starch synthases (SS) are responsible for elongating the α-1,4 glucan chains of starch. A doubled haploid population was… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Protein phosphorylation in amyloplasts and chloroplasts of Triticum aestivum (wheat) was investigated after the incubation of… (More)
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2004
2004
Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and wheat (Triticum monococcum L. and Triticum turgidum L.) were among the principal 'founder crops… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Analysis of barley shrunken grain mutants has identified lines with a novel high amylose starch phenotype. The causal mutation is… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Disproportionating enzyme (D-enzyme) is a plastidial alpha-1,4-glucanotransferase but its role in starch metabolism is unclear… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A starch granule protein, SGP-1, is a starch synthase bound to starch granules in wheat endosperm. A wheat lacking SGP-1 was… (More)
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