Kyong Cheul Park

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Transposons comprise a major component of eukaryotic genomes, yet it remains controversial whether they are merely genetic parasites or instead significant contributors to organismal function and evolution. In plants, thousands of DNA transposons were recently shown to contain duplicated cellular gene fragments, a process termed transduplication. Although(More)
Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa Duch.) possesses good antioxidant properties. Phenolic compounds in strawberries, such as anthocyanins and ellagic acid, mainly act as antioxidants. This study aimed to compare the phenolic content and expression patterns of genes involved in flavonoid biosynthesis between summer and winter strawberry cultivars affected by(More)
Ligularia fischeri (Gom-chi) and Ligularia stenocephala (Gon-dal-bi) are popular edible herbs in Korea. L. fischeri is used to treat jaundice, hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and scarlet fever, while L. stenocephala is used to treat anxiety, weakness, and menstrual disorders. The herbal medicinal activities of these two herbs differ, but they are very(More)
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