Aralia cordata Thunb: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins

  • K. Sakamoto
  • Y. Asada
  • T. Furuya
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 37)


The genus Aralia (Araliaceae) is composed of approximately 35 species having a worldwide distribution in many temperate regions of East Asia (Japan, China, Korean Peninsula, and other areas), Malaysia, Australia, and North America. In Japan, three species are found: Aralia elata Seemann, A. cordata Thunb., and A. glabra Matsumura.


Cell Suspension Culture Callus Culture Anthocyanin Content Anthocyanin Biosynthesis Anthocyanin Pigment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Sakamoto
    • 1
  • Y. Asada
    • 2
  • T. Furuya
    • 2
  1. 1.Tonen Corporation, Division of Immuno-EngineeringCorporate Research and Development LaboatoryOhi-machi, Iruma-gun, Saitama 356Japan
  2. 2.School of Pharmaceutical SciencesKitasato UniversityMinato-ku, Tokyo 108Japan

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