Enhancement of tocopherols in sweet corn by marker-assisted backcrossing of ZmVTE4

Vitamin E is a group of lipid-soluble antioxidants, which is indispensable and unable to be biosynthesized by the human body. Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables and important vitamin E resource for human. In this study, one common corn line with favorable allele on the InDel7 (deletion) and InDel118 (deletion) sites in the locus of ZmVTE4… CONTINUE READING