Maize Alcohol Dehydrogenase: A Molecular Perspective

  • Wayne L. Gerlach
  • Martin M. Sachs
  • Danny Llewellyn
  • E. Jean Finnegan
  • Elizabeth S. Dennis
Part of the Plant Gene Research book series (GENE)


During the 1960’s a number of advances were made toward understanding the regulation of prokaryotic and fungal gene systems. From there interest turned to gene regulation in higher eukaryotes and, amongst plant gene systems, the genetics and biochemistry of the maize alcohol dehydrogenases (ADH, EC received immediate attention from two groups (Scandalios, 1966; Schwartz, 1966; Schwartz and Endo, 1966).


Alcohol Dehydrogenase Somaclonal Variation Anaerobic Treatment Polyadenylation Site Element Mutation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne L. Gerlach
    • 1
  • Martin M. Sachs
    • 2
  • Danny Llewellyn
    • 1
  • E. Jean Finnegan
    • 1
  • Elizabeth S. Dennis
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Plant IndustryCSIROCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Dept. of BiologyWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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