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  • Carbohydrate metabolism and quality of fruits from the Cucumis genus.

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    Author(s) : Souza, P. A. deSimões, A. do N.Puiatti, M.Junior, J. G.Vieira, M. R. da S.

    Author Affiliation : Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Ceará, CEP: 62930-000, Limoeiro do Norte, CE, Brazil.

    Author Email : adriano@uast.ufrpe.br

    Journal article : Academia Journal of Agricultural Research 2013 Vol.1 No.7 pp.101-105 ref.31

    Abstract : The transport, metabolism and accumulation of sugars in fruitsfruitsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    of the CucumiscucumisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    genus are processes that occur unlike other fruits that accumulate starch. The objective of this review is to describe the biochemical events associated with the accumulation of sugars, relating to quality in fruits of the Cucumis genus. The stachyosestachyoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    is the main carbohydrate transported into plant, but this sugar transformed into glucoseglucoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    and fructosefructoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    at different proportions according to the fruit. Currently researchers have focused on identifying the various genesgenesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    families encoding enzymesenzymesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    of the sugar metabolism in Cucumis species. Much biochemical evidence is under investigation and soon there will be more detailed information for each species.

    ISSN : 2315-7739

    URL : http://academiapublishing.org/ajar/pd...

    Record Number : 20143001872

    Publisher : Academia Publishing House

    Location of publication : Leeds

    Country of publication : UK

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : CucumiscucumisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : carbohydrate metabolismcarbohydrate metabolismSubject Category: Natural Processes
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    , carbohydratescarbohydratesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , chemical compositionchemical compositionSubject Category: Properties
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    , crop qualitycrop qualitySubject Category: Properties
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    , enzymesenzymesSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , fructosefructoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , fruitsfruitsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , genesgenesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , glucoseglucoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , reviewsreviewsSubject Category: Publications
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    , stachyosestachyoseSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , sugar contentsugar contentSubject Category: Properties
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    Identifier(s) : dextrose, fruit sugar, ketohexose, laevulose, levulose, saccharides

    Broader term(s) : CucurbitaceaecucurbitaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , CucurbitalescucurbitalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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