Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp 139–150 | Cite as

Lower Tendency of Allelic Variation of Glu Genes and Absence of 1BL-1RS Translocation in Modern Pakistani Wheats

  • A. RehmanEmail author
  • M. SajjadEmail author
  • S. H. Khan
  • R. J. Peña
  • N. I. Khan
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The allelic variation for Glu-1, Glu-3 loci and presence of IBL-1RS translocation was determined in 126 spring wheat accessions. The most common alleles at Glu-1 loci were Glu-A1b (59.52%), Glu-B1c (41.26%), and Glu-D1d (57.14%) and at Glu-3 loci were Glu-A3c (56.45%), Glu-B3j (29.36%), and Glu-D3b (76.98%). Modern Pakistani wheat varieties carried superior alleles at Glu-1 and Glu-3 loci for bread-making quality and had no negative influence of secalin protein-synthesized by 1BL-1RS translocation. For LMW-GS, the most common combination was Glu-A3c, Glu-B3j and Glu-D3b. The loci Glu-B1 and Glu-B3 had the highest allelic diversity of Glu-1 and Glu-3 loci, respectively.


glutenins 1BL-1RS wheat HMW-GS LMW-GS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wheat Research InstituteAyub Agriculture Research InstituteFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.Department of Plant Breeding and GeneticsPMAS, Arid Agriculture UniversityRawalpindiPakistan
  3. 3.CABBUniversity of AgricultureFaisalabadPakistan
  4. 4.Wheat Chemistry and Quality LaboratoryInternational Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)MexicoMexico
  5. 5.Ayub Agricultural Research InstituteFaisalabadPakistan

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