carotenoid biosynthesis

Known as: carotenoid biosynthetic process, carotenoid anabolism, carotenoid synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Carotenoids are essential pigments of the photosynthetic apparatus and an indispensable component of the human diet. In addition… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Carotenoids are one of the most diverse classes of natural compounds. Plant carotenoids are composed of a C40 isoprenoid skeleton… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Carotenoids and their oxygenated derivatives xanthophylls play essential roles in the pigmentation of flowers and fruits. Wild… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Most enzymes in the central pathway of carotenoid biosynthesis in plants have been identified and studied at the molecular level… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Carotenoid biosynthesis and its regulation during tomato fruit development and ripening is a complex process that occurs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Plant isoprenoids represent a heterogeneous group of compounds which play essential roles not only in growth and development, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The red colour of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) fruits is provided by the carotenoid pigment lycopene whose concentration… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A carotenoid biosynthesis gene cluster for the production of astaxanthin was isolated from the marine bacterium Agrobacterium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Phytoene synthase (Psy) and phytoene desaturase (Pds) are the first dedicated enzymes of the plant carotenoid biosynthesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In a green alga, Haematococcus pluvialis, a morphological change of vegetative cells into cyst cells was rapidly induced by the… (More)
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