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Plant Genetics

Introduction

1) Resolution of genetic mechanism regulating the biosynthesis and the accumulation of rice storage protein
2) Construction of rice mutant pool in National Bio Resources Project
3) Collection, evaluation and preservation of rice genetic resources

Keyword

Oryza sativa, rice genetic resources, breeding and genetics, MNU treatment of fertilized egg cell, rice sortage proteins, prolamine, glutelin, globulin, vesicle trafficing, TILLING (Targeting Induced Local Lesions In Genomes)

Research Theme

  1. Collection, evaluation and preservation of rice genetic resources
  2. Mutagenesis and mutation spectrum in rice
  3. Genetic analysis of induced mutants in rice: Starch, protein and lipid stored in grain
  4. Genome analysis of the useful genes in rice

Staff

Toshihiro KUMAMARU  Ph.D., M.Sc.

Access

Location6-10-1 Hakozaki Higashi-ku Fukuoka 812-8581 JAPAN
Plant Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
(Faculty of Engineering Building 3, Hakozaki Campus)
TEL.+81-92-642-3057
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