Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/11147/8865
Title: Mapping of quantitative trait loci for antioxidant molecules in tomato fruit: Carotenoids, vitamins C and E, glutathione and phenolic acids
Authors: Gürbüz Çolak, Nergiz
Tek Eken, Neslihan
Ülger, Mehmet
Frary, Anne
Doğanlar, Sami
Keywords: QTL
Carotenoids
Vitamins
Glutathione
Phenolic acids
Single nucleotide polymorphism
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: The nutritional value of a crop lies not only in its protein, lipid, and sugar content but also involves compounds such as the antioxidants lycopene, beta-carotene and vitamin C. In the present study, wild tomato Solanum pimpinellifolium LA 1589 was assessed for its potential to improve antioxidant content. This wild species was found to be a good source of alleles for increasing beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C and vitamin E contents in cultivated tomato. Characterization of an LA 1589 interspecific inbred backcross line (IBL) mapping population revealed many individuals with transgressive segregation for the antioxidants confirming the usefulness of this wild species for breeding of these traits. Molecular markers were used to identify QTLs for the metabolites in the IBL population. In total, 64 QTLs were identified for the antioxidants and their locations were compared to the map positions of previously identified QTLs for confirmation. Four (57 %) of the carotenoid QTLs, four (36 %) of the vitamin QTLs, and 11 (25 %) of the phenolic acid QTLs were supported by previous studies. Furthermore, several potential candidate genes were identified for vitamins C and E and phenolic acids loci. These candidate genes might be used as markers in breeding programs to increase tomato's antioxidant content.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110393
https://hdl.handle.net/11147/8865
ISSN: 0168-9452
1873-2259
Appears in Collections:Molecular Biology and Genetics / Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik
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