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Bioactive Compounds of Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Flowers

Journal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences ( IMPACT : IJRANSS ) (Vol.9, No. 3)

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Page : 11-22

Keywords : Beverage; Bioactivity; Genetics; Tea Flowers;

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Tea is an economically important non-alcoholic beverage-yielding plant for North East India and some parts of South India. Flower morphology is important to plant breeding as they provide important information on flower nature. Different bioactive compounds are present in Tea flowers which have multiple beneficial effects in tea drinkers. Genetically flowers are also different and major genes responsible for total catechin content in tea flowers such as chalcone synthase (CH2) and flavonol synthase (FLS) were found to be highly expressed during early flowering stage, while genes such as phenylalanine ammonia lyase

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