Chao Bai

Teresa Capell3
Paul Christou3
Changfu Zhu3
3Teresa Capell
3Paul Christou
3Changfu Zhu
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The accumulation of carotenoids in plants depends critically on the spatiotemporal expression profiles of the genes encoding enzymes in the carotenogenic pathway. We cloned and characterized the Gentiana lutea zeaxanthin epoxidase (GlZEP) promoter to determine its role in the regulation of carotenogenesis, because the native gene is expressed at high levels(More)
BACKGROUND Jatropha curcus is a good candidate plant for biodiesel production in tropical and subtropical regions. However, J. curcus is susceptible to the geminivirus Indian cassava mosaic virus (ICMV), and frequent viral disease outbreaks severely limit productivity. Therefore the development of J. curcus to carry on durable virus resistance remains(More)
  • Eduard Pérez-Massot, Raviraj Banakar, Sonia Gómez-Galera, Uxue Zorrilla-López, Georgina Sanahuja, Gemma Arjó +14 others
  • 2012
Malnutrition is a prevalent and entrenched global socioeconomic challenge that reflects the combined impact of poverty, poor access to food, inefficient food distribution infrastructure, and an over-reliance on subsistence mono-agriculture. The dependence on staple cereals lacking many essential nutrients means that malnutrition is endemic in developing(More)
  • Judit Berman, Changfu Zhu, Eduard Pérez-Massot, Gemma Arjó, Uxue Zorrilla-López, Gemma Masip +11 others
  • 2013
Genetically engineered (GE) crops can be used as part of a combined strategy to address food insecurity, which is defined as a lack of sustainable access to safe and nutritious food. In this article, we discuss the causes and consequences of food insecurity in the developing world, and the indirect economic impact on industrialized countries. We dissect the(More)
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