Genetically engineered orange petunias on the market

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Bashandy, Hany; Teeri, Teemu H.;
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Journal: Planta, volume 246, issue 2, pages 277-280 (issn: 0032-0935, eissn: 1432-2048)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC5522655, doi: 10.1007/s00425-017-2722-8
  • Subject: Original Article | 1183 Plant biology, microbiology, virology | Pelargonidin | EXPRESSION | 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology | GENE | Dihydroflavonol 4-reductase | Petunia hybrida | BIOSYNTHESIS | HYBRIDA | Transgenic

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... View more
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