Nitrogen assimilation system in maize is regulated by developmental and tissue-specific mechanisms

Nitrogen assimilation system in maize is regulated by developmental and tissue-specific mechanisms Plant Mol Biol (2016) 92:293–312 DOI 10.1007/s1103-016-0512-51 ogen assimilation system in maize is r Nitr egulated by developmental and tissue-specific mechanisms 1,2 1,2 1,2 1,2 enDarr Plett · Luke Holtham · Ute Baumann · Elena Kalashyan · 2 1,2 1,2,3,4 5,6 6,7 enKar Francis · Akiko Enju · John Toubia · Ute Roessner · Antony Bacic · 8 9,10 1,2,12 Antoni Rafalski · Kanwarpal S. Dhugga · Mark Tester · Trevor Garnett · 2,13 ent N.Br Kaiser Received: 23 December 2015 / Accepted: 10 July 2016 / Published online: 10 August 2016 © Springer Science +Business Media Dordrecht 2016 Abstract acids had remarkably similar profiles across the lifecycle Key message e found W metabolites, enzyme activities except for transient responses, which only appeared in the and enzyme transcript abundances vary significantly leaves for aspartate or in the roots for asparagine, serine across the maize lifecycle, but weak correlation exists and glycine. The activities of the enzymes for N assimila - between the three groups. We identified putative genes tion were also coordinated to a certain degree, most notice - egulating nitrate assimilation. r ably with a peak in root activity late in the lifecycle, but Abstract Progress in improving Plant Molecular Biology Springer Journals

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