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- Espley, Richard V.; Hellens, Roger P.; Putterill, Jo; Stevenson, David E.; Kutty-Amma, Sumathi; Allan, Andrew C.
- The plant journal 2007 v.49 no.3 pp. 414-427
- Malus domestica; anthocyanins; apples; basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors; biosynthesis; breeding; color; cortex; cultivars; fruiting; fruits; gene expression; genes; germplasm; leaves; new variety; tobacco; transcription (genetics)
- ... Anthocyanin concentration is an important determinant of the colour of many fruits. In apple (Malus x domestica), centuries of breeding have produced numerous varieties in which levels of anthocyanin pigment vary widely and change in response to environmental and developmental stimuli. The apple fruit cortex is usually colourless, although germplasm does exist where the cortex is highly pigmented ...
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