Title: The rice genome encodes two vacuolar invertases with fructan exohydrolase activity but lacks the related fructan biosynthesis genes of the Pooideae
Authors: Ji, Xuemei ×
Van den Ende, Wim
Schroeven, Lindsey
Clerens, Stefan
Geuten, Koen
Cheng, Shihua
Bennett, John #
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Series Title: New Phytologist vol:173 issue:1 pages:50-62
Abstract: Fructans are believed to contribute to cold and drought tolerance in several plant families (Poaceae, Asparagaceae and Asteraceae), but it is not clear why the ability to accumulate these polymers is found in some genera (e.g. Triticum) but not in others (e.g. Oryza).
ISSN: 0028-646X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Molecular Physiology of Plants and Micro-organisms Section - miscellaneous
Animal Physiology and Neurobiology Section - miscellaneous
Laboratory for Plant Systematics (-)
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