David Haas dhaas at CHI1.UNCFSU.EDU
Fri Feb 28 11:53:51 EST 1997

Does anyone have any info. about the possible funciton of betacyanin 
in beets?  Is there any antimicrobial, antifungal or other effect that 
might account for is presence in an underground plant organ?

D. Haas

Dave Haas                               
Department of Natural Sciences    
Fayetteville State University    
Fayetteville, NC 28303           

"More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One 
path leads to despair and utter hopelessness.  The other, to total 
extinction.  Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly." - 
Allen Konigsberg.

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