Genetically engineered orange petunias on the market

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Bashandy , H & Teeri , T H 2017 , ' Genetically engineered orange petunias on the market ' , Planta , vol. 246 , no. 2 , pp. 277-280 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-017-2722-8

Title: Genetically engineered orange petunias on the market
Author: Bashandy, Hany; Teeri, Teemu Heikki
Contributor: University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences
University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences
Date: 2017-08
Language: eng
Number of pages: 4
Belongs to series: Planta
ISSN: 0032-0935
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/209585
Abstract: Main conclusion Unauthorized genetically engineered orange petunias were found on the market. Genetic engineering of petunia was shown to lead to novel flower color some 20 years ago. Here we show that petunia lines with orange flowers, generated for scientific purposes, apparently found their way to petunia breeding programmes, intentionally or unintentionally. Today they are widely available, but have not been registered for commerce.
Subject: 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
1183 Plant biology, microbiology, virology
Dihydroflavonol 4-reductase
Pelargonidin
Transgenic
Petunia hybrida
HYBRIDA
GENE
BIOSYNTHESIS
EXPRESSION
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