Plastid analysis of pigmented undifferentiated cells of marigold Tagetes erecta L. by transmission electron microscopy

@article{VanegasEspinoza2011PlastidAO,
  title={Plastid analysis of pigmented undifferentiated cells of marigold Tagetes erecta L. by transmission electron microscopy},
  author={Pablo Emilio Vanegas-Espinoza and Ver{\'o}nica Ramos-Viveros and Antonio Ruperto Jim{\'e}nez-Aparicio and Oliver L{\'o}pez-Villegas and Francisco Jos{\'e} Heredia-Mira and Antonio Jes{\'u}s Mel{\'e}ndez-Mart{\'i}nez and Adri{\'a}n Guillermo Quintero-Guti{\'e}rrez and Octavio Paredes-L{\'o}pez and Alma Ang{\'e}lica Del Villar-Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={In Vitro Cellular \& Developmental Biology - Plant},
  year={2011},
  volume={47},
  pages={596-603}
}
Marigold (Tagetes erecta) flowers are primarily used in industry for their high pigment content. Flower color development implies that chloroplast–chromoplast transition is associated with carotenoid biosynthesis. We report the recovery of undifferentiated pigmented marigold cells, various callus tissues, and their analysis by transmission electron microscopy in order to observe accumulating pigment and development of subcellular structures. Callus was generated from leaf explants and after… 
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