Further molecular dissection of pathogen-inducible biosynthesis of 3-deoxyflavonoid phytoalexins in sorghum


Grant Data
Project Title
Further molecular dissection of pathogen-inducible biosynthesis of 3-deoxyflavonoid phytoalexins in sorghum
Principal Investigator
Dr Lo, Clive Sze Chung   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
692720
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Sorghum, Phytoalexins, Flavonoid biosynthesis, 3-Deoxyanthocyanidins, Flavones
Discipline
Plant Sciences/ Plant Biology
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17123315
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To perform metabolite and infection analyses in sorghum seedlings following BMV-induced silencing of selected flavonoid genes 3 To discover new metabolic enzymes and regulatory proteins for 3-deoxyflavonoid biosynthesis