Impact of Cell Wall Composition on Maize Resistance to Pests and Diseases

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Rosa A. Malvar; Rogelio Santiago; Jaime Barros-Rios;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, volume 14, issue 4, pages 6,960-6,980 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms14046960, handle: 10261/73996, pmc: PMC3645672
  • Subject: Chemistry | maize (Zea mays L.) | QD1-999 | lignin | borer | QH301-705.5 | rust | Dell wall | hydroxycinnamates | ferulic acid | cellulose | leaf blight | Review | maize weevil | ear and stalk rot | cell wall | pests and diseases | arabinoxylans | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi

In cereals, the primary cell wall is built of a skeleton of cellulosic microfibrils embedded in a matrix of hemicelluloses and smaller amounts of pectins, glycoproteins and hydroxycinnamates. Later, during secondary wall development, p-coumaryl, coniferyl and sinapyl al... View more
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