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The mechanism and regulation of ethylene biosynthesis, and gene expression of ethylene-synthesizing enzymes in Actinidia deliciosa in relation to fruit ripening

Ikoma, Y.

Bulletin of the National Institute of Fruit Tree Science 32: 67-69

1999


ISSN/ISBN: 1347-3549
Accession: 003309688

cDNAs for ethylene synthesizing enzymes (1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) synthase and ACC oxidoreductase) were isolated from A. deliciosa and characterized. Expression studies showed that ACC oxidase transcripts were detected more strongly in columella than in other tissues of pre-climacteric fruits. In contrast, ACC synthase transcripts were not detected at this stage.

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