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Safwan Shiyab

as ascorbate, glutathione, and α-tocopherol ( Asada, 1996 ). Hyperaccumulator plants represent a resource for remediation of heavy-metal-polluted sites because they can tolerate, uptake, and translocate heavy metals into their biomass at levels toxic

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Robert L. Jarret, Gloria E. Barboza, Fabiane Rabelo da Costa Batista, Terry Berke, Yu-Yu Chou, Amanda Hulse-Kemp, Neftali Ochoa-Alejo, Pasquale Tripodi, Aniko Veres, Carolina Carrizo Garcia, Gabor Csillery, Yung-Kuang Huang, Erzsebet Kiss, Zsofia Kovacs, Mihaly Kondrak, Magda Lisette Arce-Rodriguez, Marisel A. Scaldaferro and Antal Szoke

subsequent generations. QTL pc8.1 affected the color intensity via an increase in chloroplast compartment size. In addition to chlorophyll, the level of chlorophyll-associated tocopherols and carotenoids also were elevated ( Brand et al., 2012 ). In a later

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Shiow Y. Wang, Kim S. Lewers, Linda Bowman and Min Ding

tetrazolium bromide] solution were purchased from Sigma Chemical Co. (St. Louis). 6-Hydroxy-2, 5, 7, 8-tetramethylchroman-2-carboxylic acid (Trolox), and α-tocopherol, and trichloroacetic acid were purchased from Aldrich (Milwaukee, WI). 2′, 2′ Azobis (2

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Lixin Xu, Liebao Han and Bingru Huang

enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, catalase, peroxidases, monodehydroascorbate reductase (MR), glutathione reductase (GR), dehydroascorbate reductase (DR), and other nonenzymatic constituents such as α-tocopherol, ascorbate, and reduced glutathione; the

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Nan Wang, Shi Liu, Peng Gao, Feishi Luan and Angela R. Davis

treatment on the carotenoid and tocopherol composition of tomato J. Food Sci. 77 C1109 C1114 Isaacson, T. Ronen, G. Zamir, D. Hirschberg, J. 2002 Cloning of tangerine from tomato reveals a carotenoid isomerase essential for the production of β-carotene and

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Martha Edith López-López, José Ángel López-Valenzuela, Francisco Delgado-Vargas, Gabriela López-Angulo, Armando Carrillo-López, Lidia Elena Ayón-Reyna and Misael Odín Vega-García

glutathione reductase) and the level of antioxidant compounds [e.g., phenolics, ascorbic acid (AA), carotenoids, tocopherols, and glutathione]. Both of them are related to the reduction of oxidative stress and the maintenance of the membrane integrity ( Lopes

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Bhimanagouda S. Patil, Kevin Crosby, David Byrne and Kendal Hirschi

provide good candidates to improve tocopherol concentrations. Many heirloom cultivars have this trait and appeal to the sustainable and organic fresh-market sectors. Biofortification of vegetables with calcium for increased uptake A collaboration between