Tech ID: 22.698
Large starch granule size may have diverse applications such as better milling efficiency and enhanced nutritional quality (lower GI). High B-type granule content, such as seen here, is known to be associated with better pasta quality.
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Esch L et al (2023). Modification of amyloplast size in wheat endosperm through mutation of PARC6 affects starch granule morphology. BioRxiv preprint https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.04.03.535339
Esch L et al (2023). Increasing amyloplast size in wheat endosperm through mutation of PARC6 affects starch granule morphology. New Phytologist https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19118