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RE: HYB: seedling pigment?
  • Subject: RE: HYB: seedling pigment?
  • From: Linda Mann <lmann@lock-net.com>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:52:37 -0500


Thanks Chuck.
> Carotene yellows are oil soluble. Flavanoid yellows are water soluble.
> Chuck Chapman

I dug around in the archives and found this (from you, Chuck).

<The water soluble yellow is a flavanoid. While anthocyanin and
flavanoid share some of the initial biochemistry chain they
differentiate quite early in the chain>

So does that mean that it has flavanoids in the vacuoles instead of
anthocyanin? Can't have both?

How in the world does a plant 'know' to use precursors to make one
pigment in the vacuole, but go a different direction in the Ae
inclusions? very smart plants!

Linda Mann

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