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ch dynthesis in developing potato tuber amyloplasts.

Mohammed Naeem

ch dynthesis in developing potato tuber amyloplasts.

by Mohammed Naeem

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Manchester, School of Biological Sciences.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. School of Biological Sciences.
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Pagination195p.
Number of Pages195
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(). Metabolism in slices from growing potato tubers responds differently to addition of sucrose and glucose. (). Mutation of the plastidial alpha-glucan phosphorylase gene in rice affects the synthesis and structure of starch in the endosperm. (). Phloem unloading in the potato tuber. Pathways and sites of ATPase. (). Gender topics on potato research and development. Book Chapter. Improving the breeding, cultivation and use of sweetpotato in Africa. Developing a biocontrol strategy to protect stored potato tubers from infestation with potato tuber moth species in the Andean region.

  Haynes, F. L. in Prospects for the Potato in the Developing World: an International Symposium on Key Problems and Potentials for Greater Use of the Potato in the Developing . Purchase Potato Physiology - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

The book reviews the knowledge about the nutritional value of the potato and its role in the nutrition of both children and adults. The synthesis presented in this volume will be of value to students and research workers in nutrition and food science in both developed and developing countries.   An amyloplast is an organelle found in plant lasts are plastids that produce and store starch within internal membrane compartments. They are commonly found in vegetative plant tissues, such as tubers (potatoes) and lasts are also thought to be involved in gravity sensing (gravitropism) and helping plant roots grow in a downward direction.


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Ch dynthesis in developing potato tuber amyloplasts by Mohammed Naeem Download PDF EPUB FB2

Starch synthesis in amyloplasts purified from developing potato tubers M. Naeem, I.J. Tetlow and M.J. Emes* School of Biological Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PT, UK Summary Amyloplasts have been purified from potato tubers by mechanical homogenization and gravity sedimentationCited by: On illumination of tuber discs, the accumulation of chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b began simultaneously after 19 hours and continued for 3 weeks.

This greening process was associated with a synthesis of galactolipids. Light of intensity 1× was sufficient to induce maximum greening and to cause greening throughout the by: Cell-free amyloplasts released by thinly slicing developing potato tubers synthesize starch from [14 C]triose-phosphate generated from [14 C]fructose-1,6-bisphosphate in the reaction medium.

This starch synthesis is inhibited by addition of 10 millimolar inorganic phosphate and requires amyloplast integrity, suggesting the operation of a triose. Development of chloroplasts from amyloplasts Fig.

Changes in the magnitude of the peaks in spectra of 80/^ acetone extracts of potato tuber discs after various times of illumination. The optical density readings, as measured on the spectrophotometer, have been Cited by:   Tuber filling and starch synthesis in potato R. Viola Unit of Biochemistry, Scottish Crop Research histitute, hivergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, United Kingdom The potato, as the fourth most important world food crop, continues to stimulate research activity in Cited by: 4.

For example, AGPase (EC ) activity in starch biosynthesis pathway increases during cassava root development, this result is similar with cereal endosperm [10] and potato tuber [11]. Cell-free amyloplasts released by thinly slicing developing potato tubers synthesize starch from [14C]triose-phosphate generated from [14C]fructose-1,6-bisphosphate in the reaction medium.

This starch synthesis is inhibited by addition of 10 millimolar inorganic phosphate and requires amyloplast integrity, suggesting the operation of a triose-phosphate/inorganic phosphate exchange carrier at the amyloplast membrane.

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the fourth largest crop worldwide in yield, and cv. Kuras is the major starch potato of northern Europe. Storage starch is packed densely in tuber amyloplasts, which become starch gran-ules. Amyloplasts of soil-grown mini-tubers and agar-grown micro-tubers of cv.

Kuras were purified. Recent studies with potato demonstrated that feeding of exogenous adenine to tuber discs led to elevated concentrations of ADPG and an increase in the rate of starch synthesis (Loef et al., ).

Conclusions. In summary, therefore, the synthesis of starch in developing cereal endosperm is regulated during development. The potato plant is basically a starch factory. Photosynthesis - only in leaves Sugar – a form of drive tuber growth cool cool warm warm hot hot.

Once the factory is running, sunny but cool (70 to 80 F) Stimulate ethylene synthesis in potato* - Could be direct or. Intact amyloplasts from potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) were used to study starch biosynthesis and phosphorylation.

Assessed by the degree of intactness and by the level of cytosolic and vacuolar contamination, the best preparations were selected by searching for amyloplasts containing small starch grains. The isolated, small amyloplasts were 80% intact and were free from cytosolic and vacuolar.

Key Production Stages: Tuber Initiation to Full Bloom and Tuber Bulking As the name implies, tubers form at this stage. Tuber initiation covers the period from the rounding of the ends of rhizomes into spheroids and the appearance of the first flowers (in most varieties) to full bloom and the start of tuber bulking, lag phase of tuber growth.

For short-season varieties, this period is from 6. This chapter describes starch synthesis in seeds, with emphasis on Zea mays L.

Supplementary data from other non-photosynthetic organs such as the potato tuber as well as from some lower organisms are reviewed in the theme of biological universality and diversity. The approach taken is genetic.

After illumination for 3 weeks, the potato tuber tissue contained 10 Ag Chl/g of fresh tissue, about LS, large subunit.

TRANSFORMATION OF AMYLOPLASTS IN POTATO TUBERS 14 oct[L] 15 – a) 10 5 C-) 8 x 0 > ct [D] Days After Illumination FIG. The synthesis of amylose in amyloplasts is catalyzed by granule-bound starch synthase (GBSS).

GBSS gene expression was inhibited via antisense RNA in Agrobacterium rhizogenes-transformed potato plants. Analysis of starch production and starch granule composition in transgenic tubers revealed that reduction of GBSS activity always resulted in a reduction of the production of amylose.

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the fourth largest crop worldwide in yield, and cv. Kuras is the major starch potato of northern e starch is packed densely in tuber amyloplasts, which become starch granules.

Amyloplasts of soil‐grown mini‐tubers. Formation and Deposition of Amylose in the Potato Tuber Starch Granule Are Affected by the Reduction of Granule-Bound Starch Synthase Gene Expression Anja G. Kuipers, Evert Jacobsen, and Richard G. Visser' Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen Agricultura1 University, PBoxNL AJ Wageningen, The Netherlands.

In tuber discs, the control coefficient of AGPase over starch synthesis was estimated to be approximatelywhile the control coefficient of the enzyme over sucrose synthesis was − The values obtained suggested that AGPase activity shows substantial control over tuber metabolism in potato.

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the fourth largest crop worldwide in yield, and cv. Kuras is the major starch potato of northern Europe. Storage starch is packed densely in tuber amyloplasts, which become starch granules. Amyloplasts of soil‐grown mini‐tubers and agar‐grown micro‐tubers of cv.

Kuras were purified. The mini‐tuber amyloplast preparation was enriched 10–20‐fold and. Starch synthesis in potato tubers Following the uptake of carbon into the tuber amyloplast, starch synthesis proceeds via the concerted action of plastidial PGM, AGPase and the polymerizing reactions already described for the synthesis of transitory starch in chloroplasts (see Section ).

The site of starch synthesis and storage in cereal grains is the endosperm, and the starch granules are synthesized and located in amyloplasts. Starch content in potato tubers, maize endosperm.33 Naeem, M. et al. () Starch synthesis in amyloplasts purified from developing potato tubers.

Plant J. 11, – 34 Schott, K. et al. () Transport of inorganic phosphates across the envelope membranes of potato tuber amyloplasts. Planta, – 35 Kammerer, B. et al. () Molecular characterization of a carbon transporter in.Sato T, Watanabe A, Imaseki H () RNA synthesis in the early stage of aerobic incubation of potato tuber discs.

Plant Cell Physiol – Google Scholar Sato T, Watanabe A, Imaseki H () Stability of polysome-associated mRNA in potato tuber cells during aging of tissue discs.