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Title: Increased isoflavonoids accumulation in cell suspension cultures of Pueraria tuberosa by elicitors
Authors: Goyal, Shaily
Ramawat, K G
Keywords: Cell culture
Fungal elicitor
Methyl jasmonate
Pueraria tuberosa
Salicylic acid
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Cell cultures of Pueraria tuberosa were established in modified Murashige and Skoog medium and challenged with yeast extract (YE), methyl jasmonate (MeJA) and salicylic acid (SA). Maximum isoflavonoids production was recorded at 48 h of YA incorporation at the stationary phase. 20 μM of MeJA and SA was most effective in isoflavonoids induction. Higher concentrations of these elicitors were negatively correlated with the isoflavonoids production. YE at 150 mg L⁻¹ was optimal for isoflavonoids production, yielding 10 mg L⁻¹ isoflavonoids, which was ~20% higher over the yields at optimal concentrations of MeJA and SA. YA incorporation can be used as a trigger to induce high yield of isoflavonoids.
Description: 378-382
ISSN: 0972-5849
Appears in Collections: IJBT Vol.07(3) [July 2008]

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