Citrus PH5-like H+-ATPase genes: identification and transcript analysis to investigate their possible relationship with citrate accumulation in fruits

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Shi, Cai-Yun; Song, Rui-Qin; Hu, Xiao-Mei; Liu, Xiao; Jin, Long-Fei; Liu, Yong-Zhong;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 6 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4353184, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00135
  • Subject: fruit development | Plant Science | abscisic acid | Original Research | citrate accumulation | citrus | plasma membrane H+-ATPase
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

PH5 is a petunia gene that encodes a plasma membrane H+-ATPase and determines the vacuolar pH. The citrate content of fruit cell vacuoles influences citrus organoleptic qualities. Although citrus could have PH5-like homologs that are involved in citrate accumulation, th... View more
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