Specific Upregulation of a Cotton Phytoene Synthase Gene Produces Golden Cottonseeds with Enhanced Provitamin A

@inproceedings{Yao2018SpecificUO,
  title={Specific Upregulation of a Cotton Phytoene Synthase Gene Produces Golden Cottonseeds with Enhanced Provitamin A},
  author={Dan Yao and Yi Wang and Qian Li and Xufen Ouyang and Yaohua Li and Chuannan Wang and Lingli Ding and Lei Hou and Ming Luo and Yuehua Xiao},
  booktitle={Scientific Reports},
  year={2018}
}
Provitamin A (PVA) bio-fortification of crops offers a sustainable strategy to prevent the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency (VAD), one of the world’s major public health problems. The present work aimed to enhance PVA accumulation in cottonseed, the main by-product in the production of cotton fibers and the third largest source of edible plant oil in the… CONTINUE READING