Expression of the gene encoding Δ12 acyl-lipid desaturase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 improves potato plant resistance to late blight infection

Expression of the gene encoding Δ12 acyl-lipid desaturase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803... Transgenic (DesA-LicBM3) potato (Solanum tuberosum L., cv. Desnitsa) plants expressing gene encoding Δ12 acyl-lipid desaturase from Synechosystis sp. PCC 6803 were obtained. A significant increase in the relative content of polyunsaturated (linoleic and linolenic) fatty acids in transformants as compared with original genotype was demonstrated. The improved resistance of transgenic plants to late blight causal agent (Phytophthora infestans) as compared with original cultivar was observed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Plant Physiology Springer Journals

Expression of the gene encoding Δ12 acyl-lipid desaturase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 improves potato plant resistance to late blight infection

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Pleiades Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Life Sciences; Plant Physiology; Plant Sciences
ISSN
1021-4437
eISSN
1608-3407
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1021443714050161
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Abstract

Transgenic (DesA-LicBM3) potato (Solanum tuberosum L., cv. Desnitsa) plants expressing gene encoding Δ12 acyl-lipid desaturase from Synechosystis sp. PCC 6803 were obtained. A significant increase in the relative content of polyunsaturated (linoleic and linolenic) fatty acids in transformants as compared with original genotype was demonstrated. The improved resistance of transgenic plants to late blight causal agent (Phytophthora infestans) as compared with original cultivar was observed.

Journal

Russian Journal of Plant PhysiologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 21, 2014

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