Planta

, Volume 221, Issue 3, pp 309–312 | Cite as

Plant cell wall polysaccharide biosynthesis: real progress in the identification of participating genes

  • Rachel A. Burton
  • Naser Farrokhi
  • Antony Bacic
  • Geoffrey B. Fincher
Progress Report

Keywords

Cell walls Cellulose synthase-like genes Functional genomics Genetic approaches Polysaccharide biosynthesis 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation and the Australian Research Council. We thank Keith Gatford and Neil Shirley for invaluable assistance in several aspects of the work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel A. Burton
    • 1
  • Naser Farrokhi
    • 1
  • Antony Bacic
    • 2
  • Geoffrey B. Fincher
    • 1
  1. 1.Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, School of Agriculture and WineUniversity of AdelaideGlen OsmondAustralia
  2. 2.Plant Cell Biology Research Centre, School of BotanyUniversity of MelbourneVICAustralia

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