Alcohol dehydrogenase in maize: genetic control of enzyme activity

Y Efron


A gene (Adhr(r)) which controls the activity of alcohol dehydrogenase in the scutellum of maize has been found. This gene is not allelic to the Adh(1) locus, which specifies the charge of the enzyme molecule and hence its migration rate. The two genes are linked and located about 17 crossover units apart. The Adh(r)(N) allele specifies equal activities of both the Adh(1)(S) and Adh(1)(F) products. The Adh(r)(L) allele gives lower activities of the Adh(1)(S) products only and operates in both the cis and the trans configurations.


Jan 1, 1973·TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik·Y Efron
Apr 1, 1976·Biochemical Genetics·F Leibenguth, H Steinmetz
Nov 1, 1973·Biochemical Genetics·F Leibenguth
Jul 1, 1973·Biochemical Genetics·Y EfronA Ashri
Dec 1, 1973·Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology. Journal Canadien De Génétique Et De Cytologie·C PaiH Oka
Jan 1, 1972·Molecular & General Genetics : MGG·F Leibenguth

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