Plant-based raw material: Improved food quality for better nutrition via plant genomics

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    Abstract

    Plants form the basis of the human food chain. Characteristics of plants are therefore crucial to the quantity and quality of human food. In this review, it is discussed how technological developments in the area of plant genomics and plant genetics help to mobilise the potential of plants to improve the quality of life of the rapidly growing world population
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)488-492
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology
    Volume12
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

    Keywords

    • bacterial dihydrodipicolinate synthase
    • flavonoid biosynthetic-pathway
    • nicotiana-sylvestris
    • lysine accumulation
    • threonine synthesis
    • tobacco plants
    • cancer
    • gene
    • chloroplasts
    • isoflavones

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