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flavonoids and searching

Ed Coe ed at teosinte.agron.missouri.edu
Thu May 7 11:03:55 EST 1998


In response to the query about flavonoids in maize seeds:
Yes, emphatically, there are flavonoids in maize seeds.  Anthocyanins
are the visible pigments in 'black', purple, blue, and red aleurone
tissue.  Other, colorless flavonoids are present in various genotypes,
though not at high levels in field corn seeds (but in other tissues,
yes).   Search MaizeDB; the literature and data are extensive:
http://www.agron.missouri.edu

Because one response suggested that a database search was unrewarding, a
few pointers:

1.  Ideally, for 'getting started':


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