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- Möllers, Christian, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Molecular breeding 2005 v.16 no.2 pp. 127-138
- Brassica napus var. napus; agronomic traits; cultivars; esters; fatty acids; gene expression; genes; glucosinolates; phenolic compounds; seeds; sinapine; transgenic plants
- ... Seeds of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) accumulate high amounts of antinutritive sinapate esters (SE) with sinapoylcholine (sinapine) as major component, accompanied by sinapoylglucose. These phenolic compounds compromise the use of the protein-rich valuable seed meal. Hence, a substantial reduction of the SE content is considered essential for establishing rape as a protein crop. The present work ...