Journal: Journal of Experimental Botany
Article Title: Plastid structure and carotenogenic gene expression in red- and white-fleshed loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) fruits
Figure Lengend Snippet: Carotenoid biosynthetic pathway in higher plants. Genes with expression levels studied are in bold letters. GAP, D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate; DXS , 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate-synthase; DXR , DXP reductoisomerase; HMBPP, (E)-4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl diphosphate; IDS, isopentenyl pyrophosphate synthase; IPP, isopentenyl pyrophosphate; DMAPP, dimethylallyl diphosphate; IDI , isopentenyl pyrophosphate isomerase; GGPS , geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase; GGPP, geranylgeranyl diphosphate; PSY1 , phytoene synthase; PDS , phytoene desaturase; ZDS , ζ-carotene desaturase; CRTISO , carotene isomerase; ZISO , ζ-carotene isomerase; LCYE , lycopene ε-cyclase; LCYB , lycopene β-cyclase; CYCB , chromoplast-specific lycopene β-cyclase; BCH , β-carotene hydroxylase; ECH , ε-carotene hydroxylase; ZEP , zeaxanthin epoxidase; VDE , violaxanthin de-epoxidase; NSY , neoxanthin synthase; NCED , 9- cis -epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase.
Article Snippet: carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase