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- Plukenetia volubilis is a perennial plant with somewhat hairy leaves in the Euphorbiaceae. It is native to the rain forest of South America. The plant reaches a height of 2m, with alternate, heart shaped, serrated leaves. It flowers five months after being planted, and bears seeds around the eighth month. Its seed oil is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and lipovitamins, which has great potential economic value to the food and pharmaceutical industries. Moreover, its oil is also a good feedstock for biodiesel production.
- Common Name: Sacha inchi, Sacha peanut, Mountain peanut
- NCBI Taxonomy
Different Developmental Stages & Tissues
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|EF1α||Elongation factor 1-alpha||
- geNorm method && Related Reference
- NormFinder method && Related Reference
- BestKeeper method && Related Reference
- ΔCt approach method && Related Reference
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- Niu L, Tao YB, Chen MS, et al. (2015) Selection of Reliable Reference Genes for Gene Expression Studies of a Promising Oilseed Crop, Plukenetia volubilis, by Real-Time Quantitative PCR. Int J Mol Sci 16, 12513-12530.
- Gillespie LJ (2007) A revision of paleotropical Plukenetia (Euphorbiaceae) including two new species from Madagascar. Systematic Botany 32, 780-802.