Author: Dr Subodh Verma, PhD (NIPGR, JNU, New Delhi)
Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow at Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Research Interest: Plant genetics, genomics, seed development and hormonal crosstalk
ABI3, a transcription factor, plays a regulatory role in Seed Storage Protein accumulation in developing Chickpea seed. Over-expression of Chickpea ABI3 in Arabidopsis leads to increased protein content without significant changes in seed weight.