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Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 149–151 | Cite as

Difference between light- and wound-induced biosynthesis of α-solanine and α-chaconine in potato tubers

  • M. T. Wu
  • D. K. Salunkhe
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Abstract

Potato tuber tissues can incorporate mevalonic acid-2-14C into glycoalkaloids, namely α-chaconine and α-solanine. The percent incorporation of this labeled precursor into α-chaconine in light exposed tubers is more than that of mechanically injured tubers.

Keywords

Potato Tuber Solasodine Label Precursor Solanidine Potato Tuber Tissue 
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© Institute of Experimental Botany 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. T. Wu
    • 1
  • D. K. Salunkhe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nutrition and Food ScienceUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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