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    • A candidate gene survey of quantitative trait loci affecting chemical composition in tomato fruit 

      Bermúdez, Luisa; Urias, Ursula; Milstein, D.; Kamenetzky, Laura; Asís, Ramón; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Van Sluys, M.A.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Society for Experimental Biology, 2008-07)
      In tomato, numerous wild-related species have been demonstrated to be untapped sources of valuable genetic variability, including pathogen-resistance genes, nutritional, and industrial quality traits. From a collection of ...
    • A tomato tocopherol-binding protein sheds light on intracellular a-tocopherol metabolism in plants 

      Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; del Pozo, Talía; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Godoy, Fabiana de; Boos, Irene; Romano, Cecilia; Previtali, Viola; Almeida, Juliana; Brehelin, Claire; Asis, Ramón; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Demarco, Diego; Alseekh, Saleh; Salinas Gamboa, Rigel; Perez-Flores, Laura; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Rothan, Christophe; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Gonzalez, Maurıcio; Stocker, Achim; Hemmerle, Andreas; Clausen, Mads Hartving; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Oxford University Press, 2018-11)
      Tocopherols are non-polar compounds synthesized in the plastids, which function as major antioxidants of the plant cells and are essential in the human diet. Both the intermediates and final products of the tocopherol ...
    • Achiote (Bixa orellana L.) : a natural source of pigment and vitamin E 

      Raddatz-Mota, Denise; Pérez Flores, Laura J.; Carrari, Fernando; Mendoza Espinoza, José Alberto; Díaz de León-Sánchez, Fernando; Pinzón-López, Luis L.; Godoy-Hernández, Gregorio; Rivera Cabrera, Fernando (Springer, 2017-05)
      Commercialization of agricultural products, including seeds and its derived products, represents an important economic source for developing countries. Natural colorants obtained from the seeds of achiote plant (annatto) ...
    • Agronomic performance and fruit nutritional quality of an Andean tomato collection 

      Asprelli, Pablo Diego; Sance, Maria Mirta; Insani, Ester Marina; Asís, Ramón; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando; Galmarini, Claudio Romulo; Peralta, Iris Edith (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2017)
      Cultivated tomato provides important nutrients to the human diet. Several fruit compounds, acting alone or in combination, could be beneficial for human health. A collection of local landraces has been recovered from Andean ...
    • Allelic differences in a vacuolar invertase affect Arabidopsis growth at early plant development 

      Coluccio Leskow, Carla; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Díaz Zirpolo, José Antonio; Obata, Toshihiro; Kamenetzky, Laura; Costa, Hernán; Taboga, Oscar Alberto; Marti, Hector Ruben; Keurentjes, Joost; Sulpice, Ronan; Ishihara, Hirofumi; Stitt, Mark; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando (2016)
      Improving carbon fixation in order to enhance crop yield is a major goal in plant sciences. By quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping, it has been demonstrated that a vacuolar invertase (vac-Inv) plays a key role in ...
    • Análisis funcional del factor de transcripción ASR1 desde una perspectiva metabólica, fisiológica y molecular en plantas de tabaco y tomate 

      Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe (Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2014-11)
      La familia de genes Asr (ABA, stress, ripening) está implicada en las vías de respuestas generales a estrés y en el control del transporte de hexosas. Para profundizar en el estudio funcional del parálogo ASR1 en Solanáceas, ...
    • ASR1 transcription factor and its role in metabolism 

      Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Carrari, Fernando (Taylor & Francis, 2015-03)
      Asr1 (ABA, stress, ripening) is a plant gene widely distributed in many species which was discovered by differential induction levels in tomato plants subjected to drought stress conditions. ASR1 also regulates the expression ...
    • Chemical characterization and quantification of the pigment extraction yield of seven mexican accessions of Bixa orellana = Caracterización química y cuantificación del rendimiento de extracción de pigmento en siete accesiones mexicanas de Bixa orellana 

      Raddatz-Mota, Denise; Pérez Flores, Laura J.; Carrari, Fernando; Insani, Ester Marina; Asis, Ramón; Mendoza Espinoza, José Alberto; Díaz de León-Sánchez, Fernando; Rivera Cabrera, Fernando (2016)
      Achiote (Bixa orellana) is a plant used for obtaining a natural dye rich on carotenoids (mainly bixin and norbixin); it is also the plant species with the highest content of tocotrienols in nature. In the present work, the ...
    • Chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes of tomato 

      Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Conte, Mariana; Asis, Ramón; Carrari, Fernando (2016)
      This chapter summarizes the main features of the tomato plastid and mitochondrial genomes in the context of the current knowledge about “orthologue” genomes from other higher plants species in a historical perspective. ...
    • Científicos secuencian el genoma del tomate 

      Carrari, Fernando (Gerencia de Comunicación e Imagen Institucional, DNA SICC, INTA, 2011-04)
      Un consorcio internacional, en el que participa el INTA y otras instituciones nacionales, logró identificar el código genético de este cultivo. El hallazgo permitirá implementar estrategias de mejoramiento para optimizar ...
    • Contrasting metabolic profiles of tasty Andean varieties of tomato fruit in comparison with commercial ones 

      D’Angelo, Matilde; Zanor, María Inés; Sance, María Mirta; Cortina, Pablo Ramiro; Boggio, Silvana Beatriz; Asprelli, Pablo Diego; Carrari, Fernando; Santiago, Ana N.; Asis, Ramón; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela M. (Wiley, 2018-08)
      BACKGROUND The fruits of most commercial tomato cultivars (Solanum lycopersicum L.) are deficient in flavour. In contrast, traditional ‘criollo’ tomato varieties are appreciated for fruit of excellent organoleptic quality. ...
    • Coupling virus-induced gene silencing to exogenous green fluorescence protein expression provides a highly efficient system for functional genomics in arabidopsis and across all stages of tomato fruit development 

      Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Rodriguez, Maria Cecilia; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Nunes Nesi, Adriano; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Descalzo, Adriana Maria; Asis, Ramón; Rossi, Magdalena; Asurmendi, Sebastian; Carrari, Fernando (2011-07)
      Since the advent of the postgenomic era, efforts have focused on the development of rapid strategies for annotating plant genes of unknown function. Given its simplicity and rapidity, virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) ...
    • Crop metabolomics : from diagnostics to assisted breeding 

      Alseekh, Saleh; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; De Haro, Luis Alejandro; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando (Springer, 2018-11)
      Background Until recently, plant metabolomics have provided a deep understanding on the metabolic regulation in individual plants as experimental units. The application of these techniques to agricultural systems subjected ...
    • Data on polyphenols and biological activity analyses of an Andean tomato collection and their relationships with tomato traits and geographical origin 

      Di Paola Naranjo, Romina Daniela; Otaiza, Santiago; Saragusti, Alejandra Cristina; Baroni, María Verónica; Carranza, Andrea del Valle; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando; Asis, Ramón (2016)
      Data provide information about a tomato collection composed of accessions from the Andean Valley, commercial accessions and wild species. Antioxidant metabolites were measured inmature fruits of this collection, and their ...
    • Fruit metabolic and transcriptional programs differentiate among Andean tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) accessions 

      D’Angelo, Matilde; Zanor, María Inés; Burgos, Estanislao; Asprelli, Pablo Diego; Boggio, Silvana Beatriz; Carrari, Fernando; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela M. (Springer, 2019-09-16)
      Traditional landraces or “criollo” tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum L.) from Andean areas of Argentina, selected for their fruit quality, were analysed in this study. We explored the metabolome and transcriptome of the ripe ...
    • Galacturonosyltransferase 4 silencing alters pectin composition and carbon partitioning in tomato 

      Godoy, Fabiana de; Bermúdez, Luisa; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Souza, Amanda Pereira de; Elbl, Paula; Demarco, Diego; Alseekh, Saleh; Insani, Ester Marina; Buckeridge, Marcos; Almeida, Juliana; Grigioni, Gabriela Maria; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (2013-04)
      Pectin is a main component of the plant cell wall and is the most complex family of polysaccharides in nature. Its composition is essential for the normal growth and morphology pattern, as demonstrated by pectin-defective ...
    • Genetic dissection of vitamin E biosynthesis in tomato 

      Almeida de Souza, Juliana Beatriz; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Asis, Ramón; Setta, Nathalia; Godoy, Fabiana de; Bermúdez, Luisa; Otaiza, Santiago N.; Silva, Junia V. Corrêa da; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Society for Experimental Biology, 2011-07)
      Vegetables are critical for human health as they are a source of multiple vitamins including vitamin E (VTE). In plants, the synthesis of VTE compounds, tocopherol and tocotrienol, derives from precursors of the shikimate ...
    • Genome-wide data (ChIP-seq) enabled identification of cell wall-related and aquaporin genes as targets of tomato ASR1, a drought stress-responsive transcription factor 

      Ricardi, Martiniano María; González, Rodrigo Matías; Silin, Zhong; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Duffy, Tomas; Turjanski, Pablo Guillermo; Salgado Salter, Juan David; Alleva, Karina Edith; Carrari, Fernando; Giovannoni, James J.; Estevez, Jose Manuel; Iusem, Norberto Daniel (BMC, 2014-01)
      Background: Identifying the target genes of transcription factors is important for unraveling regulatory networks in all types of organisms. Our interest was precisely to uncover the spectrum of loci regulated by a widespread ...
    • Hydrophilic antioxidants from Andean tomato landraces assessed by their bioactivities in vitro and in vivo 

      Di Paola Naranjo, Romina Daniela; Otaiza, Santiago; Saragusti, Alejandra Cristina; Baroni, María Verónica; Carranza, Andrea del Valle; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando; Asis, Ramón (2016)
      Potential nutraceutical properties of hydrophilic antioxidants in fruits of tomato landraces collected in Andean valleys were characterised. Antioxidant metabolites were measured by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS in mature fruits and their ...
    • Identification and characterization of metabolite quantitative trait loci in tomato leaves and comparison with those reported for fruits and seeds 

      Nunes Nesi, Adriano; Alseekh, Saleh; Oliveira Silva, Franklin Magnum de; Omranian, Nooshin; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Mirnezhad, Mohammad; Romero González, Roman R.; Sabio Y Garcia, Julia Veronica; Conte, Mariana; Leiss, Kirsten A.; Klinkhamer, Peter G. L.; Nikoloski, Zoran; Carrari, Fernando; Fernie, Alisdair R. (Springer, 2019-04)
      Introduction: To date, most studies of natural variation and metabolite quantitative trait loci (mQTL) in tomato have focused on fruit metabolism, leaving aside the identification of genomic regions involved in the ...