Proteomics of important food crops in the Asia Oceania region

current status and future perspectives

Subhra Chakraborty, Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh, Pingfang Yang, Sun Hee Woo, Chiew Foan Chin, Chris Gehring, Paul A. Haynes*, Mehdi Mirzaei, Setsuko Komatsu

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Abstract

In the rapidly growing economies of Asia and Oceania, food security has become a primary concern. With the rising population, growing more food at affordable prices is becoming even more important. In addition, the predicted climate change will lead to drastic changes in global surface temperature and changes in rainfall patterns that in turn will pose a serious threat to plant vegetation worldwide. As a result, understanding how plants will survive in a changing climate will be increasingly important. Such challenges require integrated approaches to increase agricultural production and cope with environmental threats. Proteomics can play a role in unraveling the underlying mechanisms for food production to address the growing demand for food. In this review, the current status of food crop proteomics is discussed, especially in regard to the Asia and Oceania regions. Furthermore, the future perspective in relation to proteomic techniques for the important food crops is highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2723-2744
Number of pages22
JournalJournal of Proteome Research
Volume14
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2015

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