Esterase Isoenzyme Variants in Barley

S. Hvid, G. Nielsen

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    Abstract

    Gene symbols are proposed for 27 esterase isoenzyme alleles representing 10 loci in barley. Two new esterase loci, Est 9 and Est 10, each with an active and a silent allele, and three new alleles in previously described loci were found. A few chemical and physical characteristics of the different esterase isoenzyme systems were studied. The heat inactivation temperature differed for the isoenzymes coded by most of the loci, whereas the substrate and inhibitor specificity of the isoenzymes was less distinct. A possible relationship between some of the systems is discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalHereditas (Print)
    Volume87
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)155-162
    ISSN0018-0661
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1977

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