RRC ID 54167
Author Fukushima A, Hikosaka S, Kobayashi M, Nishizawa T, Saito K, Goto E, Kusano M.
Title A Systems Analysis With "Simplified Source-Sink Model" Reveals Metabolic Reprogramming in a Pair of Source-to-Sink Organs During Early Fruit Development in Tomato by LED Light Treatments.
Journal Front Plant Sci
Abstract ) with the red LED light is required to accelerate fruit growth for 2 weeks after anthesis. To investigate transcriptomic and metabolomic changes in leaf- and fruit samples we used microarray-, RNA sequencing-, and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry techniques. We found that metabolic shifts in the carbohydrate metabolism and in several key pathways contributed to fruit development, including ripening and cell-wall modification. Our findings suggest that the proposed workflow aids in the identification of key metabolites in the central metabolism that respond to monochromatic red-LED treatment and contribute to increase the fruit size of tomato plants. This study expands our understanding of systems-level responses mediated by low-, appropriate-, and high levels of red light irradiation in the fruit growth of tomato plants.
Volume 9
Pages 1439
Published 2018
DOI 10.3389/fpls.2018.01439
PMID 30364178
PMC PMC6191670
IF 3.677
Tomato TOMJPF00002(Moneymaker)