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Pre-symptomatic transcriptome changes during cold storage of chilling sensitive and resistant peach cultivars to elucidate chilling injury mechanisms

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Pons Puig, C.; Dagar, A.; Martí Ibáñez, MC.; Singh, V.; Crisosto, CH.; Friedman, H.; Lurie, S.... (2015). Pre-symptomatic transcriptome changes during cold storage of chilling sensitive and resistant peach cultivars to elucidate chilling injury mechanisms. BMC Genomics. 16:1-35. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-015-1395-6

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Title: Pre-symptomatic transcriptome changes during cold storage of chilling sensitive and resistant peach cultivars to elucidate chilling injury mechanisms
Author: Pons Puig, Clara Dagar, Anurag Martí Ibáñez, María Cristina Singh, Vikram Crisosto, Carlos H. Friedman, Haya Lurie, Susan Granell Richart, Antonio
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Universitario Mixto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas - Institut Universitari Mixt de Biologia Molecular i Cel·lular de Plantes
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Background: Cold storage induces chilling injury (CI) disorders in peach fruit (woolliness/mealiness, flesh browning and reddening/bleeding) manifested when ripened at shelf life. To gain insight into the mechanisms ...[+]
Subjects: Rosaceae , Microarray , Peach , Woolliness , Internal browning , Reddening
Copyrigths: Reconocimiento (by)
BMC Genomics. (issn: 1471-2164 )
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1395-6
BioMed Central
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-015-1395-6
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info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/COST//924/EU/Enhancement and Preservation of Quality and Health Promoting Components in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables/
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/COST//FA1106/EU/An integrated systems approach to determine the developmental mechanisms controlling fleshy fruit quality in tomato and grapevine/
This research was funded by US-Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development Fund (BARD) Grant no. US-4027-07. We thank the European Science Foundation for Short Term Scientific Mission grants to A. Dagar (COST ...[+]
Type: Artículo


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