Project

Folate stability in rice: a molecular and analytical study

Duration
01 January 2009 → 31 December 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
    • General biology
    • Plant biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
Keywords
folate binding proteins polyglutamylation rice
 
Project description

The aim of this project is to obtain prototype rice lines with high folate levels, stable at ambient temperature over long term periods (demonstrated by quantitative analytical procedures). In addition, this research should enhance our fundamental knowledge on regulation of folate stability in plants through polyglutamylation and protein binding.