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GrainGenes Gene Report: Wx-B1 (Triticum)

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Gene
Wx-B1 (Triticum)  [ Marker Report ]
Gene Class
Starch synthase
Waxy proteins
Allele
Wx-B1 (Triticum)
[ Show all 9 ]
Locus
GBSS
Reference
ReferenceSaito M et al. (2009) A novel codominant marker for selection of the null Wx-B1 allele in wheat breeding programs. Molecular Breeding 23:209-217.
[ Show all 7 ]
URL
https://shigen.nig.ac.jp/wheat/komugi/genes/symbolDetailAction.do?geneId=1296
https://maswheat.ucdavis.edu/protocols/waxy
QTL
QEet.ocs-4A.1
Chromosome
4AL
ReferenceChao S et al. (1989) RFLP-based genetic maps of wheat homoeologous group 7 chromosomes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 78:495-504.
Germplasm
CultivarChinese Spring
ReferenceUrbano M et al. (2002) Waxy proteins in diploid, tetraploid and hexaploid wheats Plant Breeding 121:465-469.
Comment
A dominant PCR marker for identifying heterozygotes at the Wx-B1 locus is reported in Saito, et al

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