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Identification of SNP and SSR markers in eggplant using RAD tag sequencing
BackgroundThe eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) genome is relatively unexplored, especially compared to those of the other major Solanaceae crops tomato and potato. In particular, no SNP markers areExpand
RAD tag sequencing as a source of SNP markers in Cynara cardunculus L
BackgroundThe globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus) genome is relatively poorly explored, especially compared to those of the other major Asteraceae crops sunflower and lettuce. NoExpand
Stress-induced biosynthesis of dicaffeoylquinic acids in globe artichoke.
Leaf extracts from globe artichoke ( Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus) have been widely used in medicine as hepatoprotectant and choleretic agents. Globe artichoke leaves represent a naturalExpand
Isolation and functional characterization of a cDNA coding a hydroxycinnamoyltransferase involved in phenylpropanoid biosynthesis in Cynara cardunculus L
BackgroundCynara cardunculus L. is an edible plant of pharmaceutical interest, in particular with respect to the polyphenolic content of its leaves. It includes three taxa: globe artichoke,Expand
A chromosome-anchored eggplant genome sequence reveals key events in Solanaceae evolution
With approximately 450 species, spiny Solanum species constitute the largest monophyletic group in the Solanaceae family, but a high-quality genome assembly from this group is presently missing. WeExpand
RAPD and AFLP assessment of genetic variation in a landrace of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.), grown in North-West Italy
In several regions of Italy as well as other parts of southern Europe, the heterogeneity of the land, the climate and the soil favour the survival in cultivation of a large number of landracesExpand
Analysis of DNA methylation during germination of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seeds using methylation-sensitive amplification polymorphism (MSAP)
DNA methylation in plants is related to a number of epigenetic (i.e. heritable, but potentially reversible) phenomena. Heavy methylation of cytosine residues plays an important role in geneExpand
Ontology and diversity of transcript-associated microsatellites mined from a globe artichoke EST database
BackgroundThe globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus L.) is a significant crop in the Mediterranean basin. Despite its commercial importance and its both dietary and pharmaceutical value,Expand
Genetic diversity assessment in cultivated cardoon by AFLP (amplified fragment length polymorphism) and microsatellite markers
Cultivated cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L. var. altilis DC) belongs, together with globe artichoke (C. (cardunculus L. var. sylvestris L.) and wild cardoon (C. cardunculus L. var., sylvestris (Lamk)Expand
Isolation and mapping of a C3′H gene (CYP98A49) from globe artichoke, and its expression upon UV-C stress
Globe artichoke represents a natural source of phenolic compounds with dicaffeoylquinic acids along with their biosynthetic precursor chlorogenic acid (5-caffeoylquinic acid) as the predominantExpand