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The regulation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase gene expression during the transition from system-1 to system-2 ethylene synthesis in tomato.
1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase (ACS) is one of the key regulatory enzymes involved in the synthesis of the hormone ethylene and is encoded by a multigene family containing at leastExpand
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Identification of a Specific Isoform of Tomato Lipoxygenase (TomloxC) Involved in the Generation of Fatty Acid-Derived Flavor Compounds1
There are at least five lipoxygenases (TomloxA, TomloxB, TomloxC, TomloxD, and TomloxE) present in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) fruit, but their role in generation of fruit flavor volatilesExpand
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Long-distance signals regulating stomatal conductance and leaf growth in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) plants subjected to partial root-zone drying.
Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Ailsa Craig) plants were grown with roots split between two soil columns. After plant establishment, water was applied daily to one (partial root-zoneExpand
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Bioactive sesquiterpene lactones from the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina.
Phytochemical analysis of the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina yielded two known sesquiterpene lactones: vernolide and vernodalol. The two compounds were tested by agar dilution method against 10Expand
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An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diabetes in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Diabetes mellitus is one of the commonest diseases affecting the citizens of both developed and poor countries. In South Africa, the number of people suffering from diabetes is believed to be risingExpand
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Flexible Tools for Gene Expression and Silencing in Tomato1[W][OA]
As a genetic platform, tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) benefits from rich germplasm collections and ease of cultivation and transformation that enable the analysis of biological processes impossible toExpand
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Effects of drying methods on the quality and quantity of the essential oil of Mentha longifolia L. subsp. Capensis
The effects of various methods of drying on the content and chemical quality of the essential oil of Mentha longifolia was studied. The most prominent component in both the air-dried and sun-driedExpand
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Ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa was carried out, using a questionnaire which was administered to herbalists,Expand
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Differential regulation of tomato ethylene responsive factor LeERF3b, a putative repressor, and the activator Pti4 in ripening mutants and in response to environmental stresses.
Ethylene responsive transcription factors (ERFs) can be grouped into different classes with either gene activator or repressor activity. We have isolated a tomato ERF cDNA clone (LeERF3b) withExpand
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Ethylene Synthesis Regulated by Biphasic Induction of 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-Carboxylic Acid Synthase and 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-Carboxylic Acid Oxidase Genes Is Required for Hydrogen Peroxide
We show that above a certain threshold concentration, ozone leads to leaf injury in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Ozone-induced leaf damage was preceded by a rapid increase inExpand
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