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    Mass spectrometry images of tocochromanol distribution in longitudinal sections of embryos of Gossypium hirsutum L.. Vitamin E metabolites are each false colored such that red represents the highest and green represents the lowest relative concentrations. Alpha- and gamma- tocopherols are distributed unequally between cotyledons and embryonic axis tissues in cotton embryos. Salimath et al engineered cotton seeds to accumulate tocotrienols , not normally found in dicot seeds, and these new metabolites were distributed uniformly throughout the engineered embryo tissues. Cover illustration...
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