Asparagus too

Julia Frugoli JFRUGOLI at BIO.TAMU.EDU
Fri Oct 24 09:58:26 EST 1997


>To:            plant-ed at net.bio.net
>From:          aheise at orchard.washtenaw.cc.mi.us (Anne Heise)
>Subject:       Re: Asparagus too
>Date:          23 Oct 1997 18:34:24 -0700
>
>Don't know about coffee, but I do remember hearing that the asparagus
>phenom does have a genetic basis, having to do I think with the 
>breakdown
>of asparagine (or am I making this all up too conveniently?). 

 Some >people
>break it down to a smelly metabolite, some don't.  I wouldn't be 
>surprised
>if some intro bio textbook uses the asparagus gene as an illustration 
>of
>some mendelian concept.
>
>Anne Heise
>Washtenaw Community College
>Ann Arbor MI
>
>
>
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