Comparison of the expression patterns of genes coding for wheat gluten proteins and proteins involved in the secretory pathway in developing caryopses of wheat

Grimwade, Barbara and Tatham, Arthur S. and Freedman, Robert B. and Shewry, Peter R. and Napier, Johnathan (1996) Comparison of the expression patterns of genes coding for wheat gluten proteins and proteins involved in the secretory pathway in developing caryopses of wheat. Plant Molecular Biology, 30 (5). pp. 1067-1073. ISSN 0167-4412. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The synthesis of gluten proteins in the developing caryopsis of wheat is highly coordinated, with mRNAs for the various groups being detected from 11 days after anthesis, and the proteins from about 14 days. In contrast, the levels of transcripts for BiP, PDI and PPI are highest at earlier stages of development. The levels of transcripts for two small GTP binding proteins involved in the secretory pathway (Rab1 and Rab5) are also highest early in development, which is consistent with the retention of most of the gluten proteins within the ER to form protein bodies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems) > QP517 Biochemistry
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: R.F. Xu
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2009 21:39
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 14:07
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19219 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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