• Wood transcriptome analysis and expression variation of lignin biosynthetic pathway transcripts in Ailanthus excelsa Roxb., a multi-purpose tropical tree species

    10 days ago - By Journal of Biosciences

    Abstract
    Safety matches are an essential consumer commodity which faces considerable shortage of raw material due to specific requirements like color, wax stability, consistent burning and splinting ability in wood. Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. is a multi-purpose tropical tree species which is predominantly used for production of match splints. It is a data deficient species with no information on molecular regulation governing the wood phenotypes. Hence, with the aim to identify the lignin biosynthetic pathway transcripts, transcriptome sequencing of pooled developing secondary wood tissues of...
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