Progress of vitamin E metabolic engineering in plants

@article{Chen2006ProgressOV,
  title={Progress of vitamin E metabolic engineering in plants},
  author={Shuangyan Chen and Hongjie Li and Gongshe Liu},
  journal={Transgenic Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={655-665}
}
Vitamin E is important for human and animal health. Many human diseases, such as certain cancers and neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disease, are associated with the insufficient intake of vitamin E. The daily requirements for vitamin E in men and women have been increased to 15–30 mg. Because the primary source of dietary vitamin E comes from plants, there is a need to increase vitamin E production through plant engineering in order to meet the demand in human consumption. Numerous… CONTINUE READING
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