Studies on the metabolism of ketocarotenoids in species of Adonis : I. Composition of pigments in abnormally coloured petals

The composition of carotenoids in yellow flowers of Adonis aestivalis, A. annua, and A. flammeus has been determined (see Table). In contrast to the pattern of pigments in normally red flowers, these petals are free of ketocarotenoids but rich in oxipolyenes. The role of these compounds as precursor...

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Published in:Planta, Vol. 85, No. 1 (1969), p. 35-41
Main Author: Czygan, F C
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Date Completed 12.02.2014
Date Revised 13.11.2018
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