Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Tartaric and ascorbic acid biosynthetic pathways in plants: role of l-idonate dehydrogenase|
|Abstract:||The present invention relates to an enzyme, L-idonate dehydrogenase, in the tartaric acid biosynthetic pathway of plants. Disclosed are novel polypeptides and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The present invention further provides methods of modulating the tartaric acid and ascorbic acid levels in plants, particularly in a grapevine. The modulation of tartaric acid and ascorbic acid in plants can be used for a variety of purposes, for example, to increase or decrease the tartaric acid levels, or to increase the ascorbic acid levels in a plant. Also provided are agonists and antagonists of the enzyme for modulating tartaric acid and ascorbic acid production in plants, or extracts thereof.|
|Description:||Pub. No.: WO/2007/006087 International Application No.: PCT/AU2006/000966 Publication Date: 18.01.2007 International Filing Date: 07.07.2006 Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 14.05.2007|
|Patent #:||Pub. No.: WO/2007/006087|
|Appears in Collections:||Agriculture, Food and Wine publications|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.