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Tokio Hagiwara energetically advanced our understanding of flower color inheritance in the morning glory. Analytic instruments to elucidate the molecular structure of a pigment have been developed recently, and the constituents and the quantity ratio of the morning glory pigment ingredient have been elucidated.
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