Research Article

Related GMR Articles

03/30/2017
Amino acids; Crop Production; Crops, Agricultural; Edible Grain; Food Analysis; Genetic association studies; Genotype; seeds; Statistics as Topic; Zea mays

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of multicollinearity under two methods of canonical correlation analysis (with and without elimination of variables) in maize (Zea mays L.) crop. Seventy-six maize genotypes were evaluated in three experiments, conducted in a randomized block design with three replications, during the 2009/2010 crop season. Eleven agronomic variables ( ... more

B.M. Alves; C. Filho; C. Burin
02/08/2017
Brazil; Breeding; Crosses, Genetic; Genetics, Population; Genotype; Phenotype; Zea mays

In Brazil, the total production of maize has increased continuously due to the advances in technology but also to the new frontiers for the maize crop, including the expansion of the second crop (safrinha; usually maize after soybean). Therefore, the exploitation of new sources of germplasm seems to be imperative to attend the actual and future demands for modern cultivars adapted to the ... more

C.M. Silva; J.B.Miranda Filho; U.C. Mendes; E.F. Reis
06/20/2017
Breeding; Crosses, Genetic; Quantitative Trait, Heritable; Zea mays

The REML/BLUP statistics are analyses that can be used as selective criteria in the routine of maize breeding programs. The present study aims to determine the genetic potential in crosses of landrace populations applying the REML/BLUP methodology, and to identify populations for the synthesis of new populations and intrapopulation selection for family farming systems, as well as genetic ... more

D. Baretta; M. Nardino; I.R. Carvalho; A.J. de Pelegrin; M. Ferrari; V.J. Szareski; W.S. Barros; V.Q. de Souza; A.C. de Oliveira; L.C. da Maia
10/31/2018
Breeding; Computational Intelligence; multivariate approach

Selection of appropriate genitors in breeding programs increases gains due to the variability found in the divergent groups; this allows quantification of the existing variability, saving time and resources. There are many methods for quantification and evaluation of diversity in population studies, among which we highlight methods that are based on multivariate ... more

V.P. Carvalho; I.C. Sant’Anna; M. Nascimento; A.C.C. Nascimento; C.D. Cruz; W.A. Arbex; F.C. Oliveira; F.F. Silva
12/11/2007
Amino acids; Apomixis; Drought; Protein

Wild cassava relatives are perennials and vary in growth pattern from nearly acaulescent subshrubs to small trees. They have been used as a source of useful characters such as high protein content, apomixis, resistance to mealybug and mosaic disease, and tolerance to drought. Indigenous clones are a potential source of β-carotene and lycopene. Apomixis genes have been transferred to the crop ... more

N.M.A. Nassar
05/11/2007
Amino acids; Cassava; Interspecific hybrids; Lysine; Methionine; Protein content

Cassava roots have a low-protein content (0.7-2%). Amino acids such as lysine and methionine are also low, and some research reports have indicated the absence of methionine. The amino acid profiles of a common cassava cultivar and an interspecific hybrid, namely ICB 300, were determined using the computerized amino acid analyzer Hitachi L-8500. The interspecific hybrid has 10 times ... more

N.M.A. Nassar; M.V. Sousa
12/12/2014
Amino acids; Antioxidant potential; cluster analysis; Isozymes; Random amplified polymorphic DNA; Trigonella foenum-graecum L.

In this study, we analyzed the correlation between genetic variation based on random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD), acid phosphatase, and glutamate-oxaloacetate transaminase isozymes, and amino acid composition with the antioxidant potential status of 7 wild Trigonella foenum-graecum L. accessions collected from diverse ecogeographical regions. RAPD revealed that 90 DNA ... more

E.A. Haliem; A.A. Al-Huqail
02/23/2017
Algorithms; Amino acid sequence; Amino acids; Animals; binding sites; Computational biology; Databases, Protein; Humans; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Models, Theoretical; Neural Networks, Computer; Phosphorylation; Proteins; Reproducibility of Results; Support vector machine

Phosphorylation is an important part of post-translational modifications of proteins, and is essential for many biological activities. Phosphorylation and dephosphorylation can regulate signal transduction, gene expression, and cell cycle regulation in many cellular processes. Phosphorylation is extremely important for both basic research and drug discovery to rapidly and correctly identify ... more

R.Z. Han; D. Wang; Y.H. Chen; L.K. Dong; Y.L. Fan
06/29/2017
Amino acids; Animals; Collagen; Fish Proteins; Gadiformes; Protein Denaturation; Protein Subunits; Skin

Acid and pepsin-soluble collagen (ASC and PSC, respectively) were extracted from cod (Gadus macrocephaius) skin, and yields of 37.36 and 55.96% were obtained for ASC and PSC, respectively. The total yield of ASC and PSC was 93.92%, based on the lyophilized dry weight, which is higher than that obtained from other sources. Electrophoresis revealed that both ASC and PSC consisted of two ... more

Y. Shu; H. Ren; R. Ao; W.C. Qi; Z.S. Zhang
08/19/2015
Genetic diversity; Random amplification of polymorphic DNA; Zea mays

In this study, we analyzed dominant molecular markers to estimate the genetic divergence of 26 popcorn genotypes and evaluate whether using various dissimilarity coefficients with these dominant markers influences the results of cluster analysis. Fifteen random amplification of polymorphic DNA primers produced 157 amplified fragments, of which 65 were monomorphic and 92 were polymorphic. To ... more

F.S. Resh; C.A. Scapim; C.A. Mangolin; M.F.P.S. Machado; A.Tdo Amaral; H.C.C. Ramos; M. Vivas

Pages