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dc.contributor.authorFarré Martinez, Gemma
dc.contributor.authorBai, Chao
dc.contributor.authorTwyman, Richard M.
dc.contributor.authorCapell Capell, Teresa
dc.contributor.authorChristou, Paul
dc.contributor.authorZhu, Changfu
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-12T13:50:44Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.issn1360-1385
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10459.1/56821
dc.description.abstractPlants and microbes produce multiple carotenoid pigments with important nutritional roles in animals. By unraveling the basis of carotenoid biosynthesis it has become possible to modulate the key metabolic steps in plants and thus increase the nutritional value of staple crops, such as rice (Oryza sativa), maize (Zea mays) and potato (Solanum tuberosum). Multigene engineering has been used to modify three different metabolic pathways simultaneously, producing maize seeds with higher levels of carotenoids, folate and ascorbate. This strategy may allow the development of nutritionally enhanced staples providing adequate amounts of several unrelated nutrients. By focusing on different steps in the carotenoid biosynthesis pathway, it is also possible to generate plants with enhanced levels of several nutritionally-beneficial carotenoid molecules simultaneously.ca_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipResearch in our laboratory is supported by the Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN) Grant BFU2007-61413; European Research Council Advanced Grant BIOFORCE; Center Consolider, MICINN, Spain; COST Action FA0804, Associated Unit CAVA; and the SmartCell, FP7 Integrated Project.ca_ES
dc.language.isoengca_ES
dc.publisherElsevierca_ES
dc.relationMIECI/PN2004-2007/BFU2007-61413
dc.relation.isformatofReproducció del document publicat a https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2011.08.001ca_ES
dc.relation.ispartofTrends in Plant Science, 2011, vol. 16, núm. 10, p. 532-540ca_ES
dc.rights(c) Elsevier, 2011ca_ES
dc.titleNutritious crops producing multiple carotenoids – a metabolic balancing actca_ES
dc.typearticleca_ES
dc.identifier.idgrec017590
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionca_ES
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccessca_ES
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2011.08.001
dc.relation.projectIDinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/232933
dc.relation.projectIDinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/222716
dc.date.embargoEndDate2025-01-01


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