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Record number 347845
Title Plant-based raw material: Improved food quality for better nutrition via plant genomics
Author(s) Meer, I.M. van der; Bovy, A.G.; Bosch, H.J.
Source Current Opinion in Biotechnology 12 (2001)5. - ISSN 0958-1669 - p. 488 - 492.
Department(s) PRI Bioscience
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2001
Keyword(s) bacterial dihydrodipicolinate synthase - flavonoid biosynthetic-pathway - nicotiana-sylvestris - lysine accumulation - threonine synthesis - tobacco plants - cancer - gene - chloroplasts - isoflavones
Abstract Plants form the basis of the human food chain. Characteristics of plants are therefore crucial to the quantity and quality of human food. In this review, it is discussed how technological developments in the area of plant genomics and plant genetics help to mobilise the potential of plants to improve the quality of life of the rapidly growing world population
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