seed storage proteins
- Proteins accumulated in large amounts in protein bodies within seeds. They act as a source of amino acids during germination. Of interest in biotechnology:1. As a major source of human and animal nutritional protein.2. As a model expression system. Since they are produced in large amounts relative to other proteins, and are stored in stable, compact bodies in the plant seed, it may be possible to engineer transgenes which are expressed in the same way as seed storage proteins - i.e. in large amounts and in a convenient form.
Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.
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