Chapter 5. Strategies to Optimize the Flavonoid Content of Tomato Fruit

  1. Celestino Santos-Buelga Professor4,
  2. Maria Teresa Escribano-Bailon Lecturer5 and
  3. Vincenzo Lattanzio Professor6
  1. Arnaud G. Bovy1,2,
  2. Victoria Gómez-Roldán1,3 and
  3. Robert D. Hall1,2,3

Published Online: 20 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323375.ch5

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2

How to Cite

Bovy, A. G., Gómez-Roldán, V. and Hall, R. D. (2010) Strategies to Optimize the Flavonoid Content of Tomato Fruit, in Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2 (eds C. Santos-Buelga, M. T. Escribano-Bailon and V. Lattanzio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323375.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Food Chemistry Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science Faculty of Pharmacy University of Salamanca, Spain

  2. 5

    Area of Food Technology, Technical School of ‘Zamora’ University of Salamanca, Spain

  3. 6

    Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Chemistry and Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Plant Research International, P.O. Box 16, 6700AA Wageningen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Centre for BioSystems Genomics (CBSG), P.O. Box 98, 6700PB, Wageningen, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Netherlands Consortium for Systems Biology (NCSB), Kruislaan 318, 1098SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2010

Book Series:

  1. Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research

Book Series Editors:

  1. Vincenzo Lattanzio

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Foggia, Italy

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193993

Online ISBN: 9781444323375

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Keywords:

  • tomato fruit flavonoid content - optimizing strategies;
  • flavonoids subclasses;
  • metabolic route to flavonoids in tomato fruit;
  • flavonoid biosynthetic pathway;
  • flavonoids natural biodiversity in tomato;
  • flavonoid pathway Metabolic engineering;
  • tomato flavonoids production - deoxychalcones;
  • flavones - found in parsley and celery;
  • metabolomics-assisted breeding - tomato flavonoid biosynthesis;
  • “omics” tools - tomato flavonoid biosynthesis regulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The metabolic route to flavonoids in tomato fruit

  • The natural biodiversity of flavonoids in tomato

  • Metabolic engineering of the flavonoid pathway

  • Metabolomics-assisted breeding

  • Conclusions and future prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References