Relative expression of genes of menthol biosynthesis pathway in peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) after chitosan, gibberellic acid and methyl jasmonate treatments

Relative expression of genes of menthol biosynthesis pathway in peppermint (Mentha piperita L.)... Menthol as an important component of monoterpenes essential oil in peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) is widely applied for medical and industrial uses. In this study, the effect of exogenous applications of chitosan (200 mg/L), gibberellic acid (50 mg/L) and methyl jasmonate (300 μM) was investigated in the main genes of menthol biosynthesis pathways within a 72 h time period using qRT-PCR. Transcript levels of most genes were either unaffected or down-regulated following chitosan treatment relative to control plants. Decreasing of geranyl diphosphate synthase (GDS) and limonene synthase (LS) genes transcript in chitosan treatment could possibly be effective in reducing of limonene level. On the other hand, it seems that an increase in menthone-menthol reductase (MMR) transcription level at 72 h under these treatments had a positive role in increasing the amount of menthol in this plant. Since exogenous application of gibberellic acid (GA3) down-regulated transcript levels of several genes involved in menthol biosynthesis, there is this expectance that GA3 treatment might not have a prominent role in enhancing menthol yield via transcription regulation. Transcript level of the majority genes after methyl jasmonate treatment gradually increased and reached the highest level at 72 h, therefore, it is possible that methyl jasmonate improves medicinal properties of M. piperita. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Plant Physiology Springer Journals

Relative expression of genes of menthol biosynthesis pathway in peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) after chitosan, gibberellic acid and methyl jasmonate treatments

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/relative-expression-of-genes-of-menthol-biosynthesis-pathway-in-hUH35iHbMj
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Life Sciences; Plant Physiology; Plant Sciences
ISSN
1021-4437
eISSN
1608-3407
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1021443717010150
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial