Molecular cloning of C4-specific Ppc | gene of sorghum and its high level expression in transgenic rice

In order to improve the carbon-assimilation ability of C3 plants, we isolated a C4-specific photosynthetic enzyme gene, Ppc(encode phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, PEPCase) from the genome of the C4 plant, sorghum, and transformed rice with it. As shown by sequence analysis, the gene is composed of...

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Published in:Chinese science bulletin, Vol. 48, No. 17 (2003), p. 1835-1840
Main Author: Zhang, Fang
Other Involved Persons: Chi, Wei ; Wang, Qiang ; Zhang, Qide ; Wu, Naihu
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1861-9541
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/BF03184064
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