Fraction of starch produced during day in photosynthesis that remains at end of night

Range 5-10 %
Organism Thale cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Reference Gibon Y, Pyl ET, Sulpice R, Lunn JE, Höhne M, Günther M, Stitt M. Adjustment of growth, starch turnover, protein content and central metabolism to a decrease of the carbon supply when Arabidopsis is grown in very short photoperiods. Plant Cell Environ. 2009 Jul32(7):859-74PubMed ID19236606
Comments Starch is typically degraded in a near-linear manner, with 5–10% remaining at the end of the night.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104718