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- Li, Houhua, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Planta 2009 v.229 no.3 pp. 681-692
- Malus; apples; biosynthesis; cultivars; enzymes; epicatechin; genetic engineering; leaves; metabolites; phenotype; polyphenols; transcription factors; transgenic plants; viability
- ... We have investigated the consequences of blocking anthocyanin biosynthesis by silencing a key enzyme, anthocyanidin synthase, in transgenic plants of a red-leaved apple cultivar. This is complementary to a previous study of induction of anthocyanin biosynthesis by overexpressing a heterologous transcription factor. Analysis of these opposite phenotypes allows one to study anthocyanin functions in ...