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Carotenoid biosynthesis regulatory mechanisms in plants

Othman, Rashidi and Mohd Zaifuddin, Fatimah Azzahra and Mohd Hassan, Norazian (2014) Carotenoid biosynthesis regulatory mechanisms in plants. Journal of Oleo Science, 63 (8). pp. 753-760. ISSN 1347-3352 (O), 1345-8957 (P)

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Abstract

Carotenoids are bioactive compounds with remarkably special properties produced by plants in response to internal and external stresses. In this review paper, we focus on the subject of carotenoid biosynthesis and several factors that have been reported to significantly enhance or reduce carotenoid accumulation in studied plant species. These factors include varietal aspects, location, growing season, and type of stress experienced by a plant. In addition, we propose that there are three stress.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3842/37974
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biosynthesis; Carotenoids; Environmental stress; Regulatory mechanism
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QP Physiology
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP934 Paints, pigments, varnishes, etc
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2014 10:41
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 14:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37974

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