Metabolomics, a Powerful Tool for Agricultural Research
AbstractMetabolomics, which is based mainly on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), gas-chromatography (GC) or liquid-chromatography (LC) coupled to mass spectrometry (MS) analytical technologies to systematically acquire the qualitative and quantitative information of low-molecular-mass endogenous metabolites, provides a direct snapshot of the physiological condition in biological samples. As complements to transcriptomics and proteomics, it has played pivotal roles in agricultural and food science research. In this review, we discuss the capacities of NMR, GC/LC-MS in the acquisition of plant metabolome, and address the potential promise and diverse applications of metabolomics, particularly lipidomics, to investigate the responses of Arabidopsis thaliana, a primary plant model for agricultural research, to environmental stressors including heat, freezing, drought, and salinity. View Full-Text
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Tian, H.; Lam, S.M.; Shui, G. Metabolomics, a Powerful Tool for Agricultural Research. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 1871.
Tian H, Lam SM, Shui G. Metabolomics, a Powerful Tool for Agricultural Research. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(11):1871.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tian, He; Lam, Sin M.; Shui, Guanghou. 2016. "Metabolomics, a Powerful Tool for Agricultural Research." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 11: 1871.
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