Experts and Doctors on amylopectin in Japan


Locale: Japan
Topic: amylopectin

Top Publications

  1. Nakamura Y. Towards a better understanding of the metabolic system for amylopectin biosynthesis in plants: rice endosperm as a model tissue. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:718-25 pubmed
  2. Fujita N, Yoshida M, Asakura N, Ohdan T, Miyao A, Hirochika H, et al. Function and characterization of starch synthase I using mutants in rice. Plant Physiol. 2006;140:1070-84 pubmed
    ..In summary, this study strongly suggested that amylopectin chains are synthesized by the coordinated actions of SSI, SSIIa, and SSIIIa isoforms. ..
  3. Nakamura Y, Francisco P, Hosaka Y, Sato A, Sawada T, Kubo A, et al. Essential amino acids of starch synthase IIa differentiate amylopectin structure and starch quality between japonica and indica rice varieties. Plant Mol Biol. 2005;58:213-27 pubmed
  4. Kubo A, Akdogan G, Nakaya M, Shojo A, Suzuki S, Satoh H, et al. Structure, physical, and digestive properties of starch from wx ae double-mutant rice. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:4463-9 pubmed publisher
  5. Nakamura Y, Utsumi Y, Sawada T, Aihara S, Utsumi C, Yoshida M, et al. Characterization of the reactions of starch branching enzymes from rice endosperm. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010;51:776-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these results, the functional distinction and interaction of BE isozymes during amylopectin biosynthesis in cereal endosperm is discussed. ..