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Localized transient expression of GUS in leaf discs following cocultivation with Agrobacterium
A chimaeric gene has been constructed that expresses β-D-glucuronidase (GUS) in transformed plant tissues, but not in bacterial cells. This gene has proved extremely useful for monitoringExpand
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The yeast IRC7 gene encodes a β-lyase responsible for production of the varietal thiol 4-mercapto-4-methylpentan-2-one in wine.
Three varietal thiols are key aroma compounds in Sauvignon Blanc wines: 4-mercapto-4-methylpentan-2-one (4MMP), 3-mercaptohexanol (3MH) and its acetylated derivative 3-mercaptohexyl acetate (3MHA).Expand
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New Zealand Sauvignon blanc Distinct Flavor Characteristics: Sensory, Chemical, and Consumer Aspects
A trained sensory panel (n = 14) identified key flavors in Sauvignon blanc wines from Australia, France, New Zealand, Spain, South Africa, and the United States. Sixteen characteristics wereExpand
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Stable transformation and regeneration of transgenic plants of Pinus radiata D. Don
Abstract A biolistic particle delivery system was used to genetically transform embryogenic tissue of Pinus radiata. The introduced DNA contained a uidA reporter gene under the control of either theExpand
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Stepping stones to Hawaii: a trans-equatorial dispersal pathway for Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) inferred from nrDNA (ITS+ETS)
Aim The majority of Hawaii's plants are derived from the south and west of the Pacific rim, suggesting that at least some of the founders have crossed the climatic discontinuity at the equator.Expand
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A homozygous diploid subset of commercial wine yeast strains
Genetic analysis was performed on 45 commercial yeasts which are used in winemaking because of their superior fermentation properties. Genome sizes were estimated by propidium iodide fluorescence andExpand
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New precursor of 3-mercaptohexan-1-ol in grape juice: thiol-forming potential and kinetics during early stages of must fermentation.
Two volatile thiols, 3-mercaptohexan-1-ol (3MH) and 3-mercaptohexyl acetate (3MHA), are key aroma impact compounds in many young white wines, especially of the variety Sauvignon blanc (SB). AlthoughExpand
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A late Quaternary phylogeography for Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) in New Zealand inferred from chloroplast DNA haplotypes
Because of its remoteness and mid-latitude position, New Zealand lacks access to the tropical climates that might have ensured straightforward survival for frost-sensitive species during glacialExpand
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A putative magnesium transporter AtMRS2-11 is localized to the plant chloroplast envelope membrane system
Abstract The AtMRS2 family of 10 Arabidopsis genes (and one pseudo-gene) belongs to a eukaryote subset of the CorA super-family of magnesium transporters. Of nine members of the Arabidopsis familyExpand
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Characteristics of single- and multi-copy microsatellites from Pinus radiata
Abstract Dinucleotide microsatellites were isolated from Pinus radiata using both a standard genomic library and libraries enriched for microsatellites. Locus-specific primers were designed toExpand
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