Capsanthin/capsorubin synthase

Part of the Springer Handbook of Enzymes book series (HDBKENZYMES, volume S7)


Thylakoid Membrane Ethylene Production Transgenic Tomato Fruit Color Transgenic Tomato Plant 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. [1]
    Kuntz, M.; Chen, H.C.; Simkin, A.J.; Romer, S.; Shipton, C.A.; Drake, R.; Schuch, W.; Bramley, P.M.: Upregulation of two ripening-related genes from a non-climacteric plant (pepper) in a transgenic climacteric plant (tomato). Plant J., 13, 351–361 (1998)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. [2]
    Kumagai, M.H.; Keller, Y.; Bouvier, F.; Clary, D.; Camara, B.: Functional integration of non-native carotenoids into chloroplasts by viral-derived expression of capsanthin-capsorubin synthase in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant J., 14, 305–315 (1998)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. [3]
    Bouvier, F.; Hugueney, P.; d’Harlingue, A.; Kuntz, M.; Camara, B.: Xanthophyll biosynthesis in chromoplasts: isolation and molecular cloning of an enzyme catalyzing the conversion of 5,6-epoxycarotenoid into ketocarotenoid. Plant J., 6, 45–54 (1994)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. [4]
    Lefebvre, V.; Kuntz, M.; Camara, B.; Palloix, A.: The capsanthin-capsorubin synthase gene: a candidate gene for the y locus controlling the red fruit colour in pepper. Plant Mol. Biol., 36, 785–789 (1998)CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. [5]
    Popovsky, S.; Paran, I.: Molecular genetics of the y locus in pepper: its relation to capsanthin-capsorubin synthase and to fruit color. Theor. Appl. Genet., 101, 86–89 (2000)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Personalised recommendations