Table 6

Enzymes involved in starch biosynthesis and metabolism identified by annotation of the D. tertiolecta transcriptome

Enzyme

Symbol

EC Number

Number of transcripts

1%Sequence alignment with corresponding enzymes in model organisms (Accession #)


C. reinhardtii

V. carteri


Starch biosynthesis


Phosphoglucomutase

PGM

5.4.2.2

10

2NM

NM

ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase

AGPase

2.7.7.27

7

49 (EDP04344.1), 84 (EDP08701.1)

NM

Starch synthase

SS

2.4.1.21

17

92 (EDP00372.1)

NM

1,4-α-Glucan branching enzyme

BE

2.4.1.18

6

87 (EDP05581.1)

82 (EFJ46288.1)

Sucrose phosphorylase

SuPase

2.4.7.1

3

NM

NM

Hexokinase

HXK

2.7.1.1

6

NM

NM


Starch catabolism


α-Amylase

(α-AMY)

3.2.1.1

9

98 (EDP00963.1)

NM

oligo-1,6-Glucosidase

(O1, 6G)

3.2.1.10

1

NM

NM

Starch phosphorylase

(SPase)

2.4.1.1

10

43 (EDP02951.1), 78 (EDO98385.1)

NM


1In cases where multiple transcripts have been aligned with the associated enzymes in the model organisms, average similarity is reported.

2NM denotes that the annotated transcripts did not match the sequence of corresponding enzyme in model organisms.

Rismani-Yazdi et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:148   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-148

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