alexa Abstract | ZmSBEIIb involves in resistant starch formation in maize seeds

Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Original Articles Open Access


Resistant starch(RS) has various functions in controlling the glycemic index (GI), lowering concentration of cholesterol and triglycerides, inhibiting fat accumulation, preventing colonic cancer, reducing gall stone formation, maintaining intestinal tract healthy and enhancing the absorption of minerals. Elevated RS in food is an important and effective approach for public health. RS is also an important material for industries. The mechanism of RS formation is largely unknown. SBEIIb plays a central role in amylopectin biosynthesis and involves in regulating the branching profiles of starches in maize endosperm. Maize mutant ae1 is generated using a Mutator transposon I insertion in SBEIIb. In this paper, we found amylose content (AC) and RS in seeds of ae1are increased significantly than that of wild type. This show ae1 involves in RS formation in maize seeds. Novel maize lines with high RS content provide potential benefits for high RS content maize breeding. High RS content maize varieties possess high health care and industrial application value.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Lijun Wang and Xue Bai


ae1, maize, resistant starch, SBEIIb, resistant starch formation

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us