Eran Pichersky

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Identification of white campion (Silene latifolia) guaiacol O-methyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of veratrole, a key volatile for pollinator attraction
    Alok K Gupta
    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zurich, CH 8008, Switzerland
    BMC Plant Biol 12:158. 2012
  2. pmc Biosynthesis of plant volatiles: nature's diversity and ingenuity
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 311:808-11. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Raging hormones in plants
    Eran Pichersky
    Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department, University of Michigan, 830 North University, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Nat Chem Biol 4:584-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Convergent evolution in plant specialized metabolism
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 62:549-66. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics and biochemistry of secondary metabolites in plants: an evolutionary perspective
    E Pichersky
    Biology Dept, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 5:439-45. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The formation and function of plant volatiles: perfumes for pollinator attraction and defense
    Eran Pichersky
    Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:237-43. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Scent engineering: toward the goal of controlling how flowers smell
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 25:105-10. 2007
  8. pmc Evolution of a complex locus for terpene biosynthesis in solanum
    Yuki Matsuba
    Department of Molecular, University of Michigan, An Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Plant Cell 25:2022-36. 2013
  9. pmc The lack of floral synthesis and emission of isoeugenol in Petunia axillaris subsp. parodii is due to a mutation in the isoeugenol synthase gene
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Plant J 58:961-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The tomato cis-prenyltransferase gene family
    Tariq A Akhtar
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Plant J 73:640-52. 2013

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Publications65

  1. pmc Identification of white campion (Silene latifolia) guaiacol O-methyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of veratrole, a key volatile for pollinator attraction
    Alok K Gupta
    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zurich, CH 8008, Switzerland
    BMC Plant Biol 12:158. 2012
    ..Despite the important role of floral scent in ensuring reproductive success in S. latifolia, the molecular basis of scent biosynthesis in this species has not yet been investigated...
  2. pmc Biosynthesis of plant volatiles: nature's diversity and ingenuity
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 311:808-11. 2006
    ..Convergent evolution is often responsible for the ability of distally related species to synthesize the same volatile...
  3. doi request reprint Raging hormones in plants
    Eran Pichersky
    Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department, University of Michigan, 830 North University, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Nat Chem Biol 4:584-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Convergent evolution in plant specialized metabolism
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 62:549-66. 2011
    ..There are many genetic and biochemical mechanisms that can give rise to convergent evolution, and we conclude that, overall, convergent evolution in plant specialized metabolism is surprisingly common...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics and biochemistry of secondary metabolites in plants: an evolutionary perspective
    E Pichersky
    Biology Dept, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 5:439-45. 2000
    ..This appears to be common in secondary metabolism and might confound the assignment of gene function based on sequence information alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint The formation and function of plant volatiles: perfumes for pollinator attraction and defense
    Eran Pichersky
    Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:237-43. 2002
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  7. ncbi request reprint Scent engineering: toward the goal of controlling how flowers smell
    Eran Pichersky
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 25:105-10. 2007
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  8. pmc Evolution of a complex locus for terpene biosynthesis in solanum
    Yuki Matsuba
    Department of Molecular, University of Michigan, An Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Plant Cell 25:2022-36. 2013
    ..Thus, the Solanum functional gene cluster evolved by duplication and divergence of TPS genes, together with alterations in substrate specificity to utilize cis-prenyl diphosphates and through the acquisition of CPT genes. ..
  9. pmc The lack of floral synthesis and emission of isoeugenol in Petunia axillaris subsp. parodii is due to a mutation in the isoeugenol synthase gene
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Plant J 58:961-9. 2009
    ..hybrida by RNA interference also leads to a decrease in isoeugenol biosynthesis, but instead of the accumulation of dihydroconiferyl acetate, the flowers synthesize higher levels of eugenol...
  10. ncbi request reprint The tomato cis-prenyltransferase gene family
    Tariq A Akhtar
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Plant J 73:640-52. 2013
    ..Phylogenetic analysis revealed CPT gene families in both eudicots and monocots, and showed that all the short-chain CPT genes from tomato (SlCPT1, SlCPT2 and SlCPT6) are closely linked to terpene synthase gene clusters...
  11. pmc Characterization of an acyltransferase capable of synthesizing benzylbenzoate and other volatile esters in flowers and damaged leaves of Clarkia breweri
    John C D'Auria
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 130:466-76. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Two sesquiterpene synthases are responsible for the complex mixture of sesquiterpenes emitted from Arabidopsis flowers
    Dorothea Tholl
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Plant J 42:757-71. 2005
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  13. pmc The multiple phenylpropene synthases in both Clarkia breweri and Petunia hybrida represent two distinct protein lineages
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Plant J 54:362-74. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that plant enzymes with EGS and IGS activities have arisen multiple times and in different protein lineages...
  14. pmc Biosynthesis of t-anethole in anise: characterization of t-anol/isoeugenol synthase and an O-methyltransferase specific for a C7-C8 propenyl side chain
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 149:384-94. 2009
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  15. pmc Biosynthesis and emission of terpenoid volatiles from Arabidopsis flowers
    Feng Chen
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Plant Cell 15:481-94. 2003
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  16. pmc A copal-8-ol diphosphate synthase from the angiosperm Cistus creticus subsp. creticus is a putative key enzyme for the formation of pharmacologically active, oxygen-containing labdane-type diterpenes
    Vasiliki Falara
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 154:301-10. 2010
    ..Chemical analyses revealed that labdane-type diterpene production followed a similar pattern, with higher concentrations in trichomes of young leaves and increased accumulation upon wounding...
  17. pmc Characterization of a root-specific Arabidopsis terpene synthase responsible for the formation of the volatile monoterpene 1,8-cineole
    Feng Chen
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:1956-66. 2004
    ..These data demonstrate that divergence of organ expression pattern and product specificity are ongoing processes within the Arabidopsis TPS family...
  18. ncbi request reprint An Arabidopsis thaliana gene for methylsalicylate biosynthesis, identified by a biochemical genomics approach, has a role in defense
    Feng Chen
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Plant J 36:577-88. 2003
    ..Upon thrip damage to leaves, AtBSMT1 promoter activity was induced specifically around the lesions...
  19. pmc Characterization of geraniol synthase from the peltate glands of sweet basil
    Yoko Iijima
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:370-9. 2004
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  20. pmc Inactive methyl indole-3-acetic acid ester can be hydrolyzed and activated by several esterases belonging to the AtMES esterase family of Arabidopsis
    Yue Yang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:1034-45. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that MeIAA is an inactive form of IAA, and the manifestations of MeIAA in vivo activity are due to the action of free IAA that is generated from MeIAA upon hydrolysis by one or more plant esterases...
  21. pmc The biochemical and molecular basis for the divergent patterns in the biosynthesis of terpenes and phenylpropenes in the peltate glands of three cultivars of basil
    Yoko Iijima
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 136:3724-36. 2004
    ..The relative levels of geranyl diphosphate synthase and farnesyl diphosphate synthase activities did not correlate with the total amount of terpenes produced, but showed some correlation with the ratio of monoterpenes to sesquiterpenes...
  22. pmc An aldehyde oxidase in developing seeds of Arabidopsis converts benzaldehyde to benzoic Acid
    Mwafaq Ibdah
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:416-23. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that in Arabidopsis seeds, oxidation of BD contributes in part to the synthesis of BA...
  23. pmc Eugenol and isoeugenol, characteristic aromatic constituents of spices, are biosynthesized via reduction of a coniferyl alcohol ester
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10128-33. 2006
    ..The basil and petunia phenylpropene-forming enzymes belong to a structural family of NADPH-dependent reductases that also includes pinoresinol-lariciresinol reductase, isoflavone reductase, and phenylcoumaran benzylic ether reductase...
  24. pmc Methylation of gibberellins by Arabidopsis GAMT1 and GAMT2
    Marina Varbanova
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, An Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Cell 19:32-45. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the mature mutant seeds contained higher levels of active GAs than wild-type seeds...
  25. pmc Enzymatic functions of wild tomato methylketone synthases 1 and 2
    Geng Yu
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 154:67-77. 2010
    ..In contrast, the 3-ketoacid decarboxylase activity of ShMKS1, which belongs to the alpha/beta-hydrolase fold superfamily, appears to have emerged more recently, possibly within the genus Solanum...
  26. pmc An Arabidopsis thaliana methyltransferase capable of methylating farnesoic acid
    Yue Yang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 448:123-32. 2006
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  27. pmc Metabolic, genomic, and biochemical analyses of glandular trichomes from the wild tomato species Lycopersicon hirsutum identify a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of methylketones
    Eyal Fridman
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan An Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Cell 17:1252-67. 2005
    ..Levels of MKS1 transcript, protein, and enzymatic activity were correlated with levels of methylketones and gland density in a variety of tomato accessions and in different plant organs...
  28. pmc Differential production of meta hydroxylated phenylpropanoids in sweet basil peltate glandular trichomes and leaves is controlled by the activities of specific acyltransferases and hydroxylases
    David R Gang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 130:1536-44. 2002
    ..Finally, additional hydroxylase activities were identified in basil peltate glands that convert p-coumaroyl 4-hydroxyphenyllactic acid to its caffeoyl derivative and p-coumaric acid to caffeic acid...
  29. pmc Veratrole biosynthesis in white campion
    Tariq A Akhtar
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Plant Physiol 162:52-62. 2013
    ..Collectively these data suggest that veratrole is derived by the methylation of guaiacol, which itself originates from phenylalanine via BA and SA, and therefore implies a novel branch point of the general phenylpropanoid pathway...
  30. pmc The tomato terpene synthase gene family
    Vasiliki Falara
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 157:770-89. 2011
    ..With the exception of two enzymes involved in the synthesis of ent-kaurene, the precursor of gibberellins, no other tomato TPS genes could be demonstrated to encode diterpene synthases so far...
  31. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the enzymatic formation of citral in the glands of sweet basil
    Yoko Iijima
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 448:141-9. 2006
    ..These and additional data presented indicate that basil glands may contain additional dehydrogenases capable of oxidizing geraniol...
  32. ncbi request reprint Metabolomics, genomics, proteomics, and the identification of enzymes and their substrates and products
    Eyal Fridman
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 8:242-8. 2005
    ..The challenges are to identify new types of enzymes and to develop biochemical techniques that are suitable for large-scale analysis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nicotinamidase participates in the salvage pathway of NAD biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Guodong Wang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Plant J 49:1020-9. 2007
    ..We also show that the growth of the roots of wild-type but not nic1-1 mutant plants is inhibited and distorted by nicotinamide...
  34. pmc Characterization of phenylpropene O-methyltransferases from sweet basil: facile change of substrate specificity and convergent evolution within a plant O-methyltransferase family
    David R Gang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Cell 14:505-19. 2002
    ..This prediction was confirmed by site-directed mutagenesis, in which the appropriate mutants of CVOMT1 (F260S) and EOMT1 (S261F) were produced that exhibited the opposite substrate preference relative to the respective native enzyme...
  35. pmc Polymethylated myricetin in trichomes of the wild tomato species Solanum habrochaites and characterization of trichome-specific 3'/5'- and 7/4'-myricetin O-methyltransferases
    Adam Schmidt
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Plant Physiol 155:1999-2009. 2011
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  36. pmc The production of a key floral volatile is dependent on UV light in a sexually deceptive orchid
    Vasiliki Falara
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Bot 111:21-30. 2013
    ..Here an investigation was made of the physiological aspects of chiloglottone synthesis and storage that have not previously been examined...
  37. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of benzoate:coenzyme A ligase from Clarkia breweri
    Till Beuerle
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 400:258-64. 2002
    ..BZL is an AMP-forming enzyme. Overall, its properties suggest that it is related to the family of CoA ligase enzymes that includes the plant enzyme 4-hydroxycinnamate:CoA ligase...
  38. pmc Heterologous expression of methylketone synthase1 and methylketone synthase2 leads to production of methylketones and myristic Acid in transgenic plants
    Geng Yu
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
    Plant Physiol 164:612-22. 2014
    ..These results suggest that increases in methylketone production in plants will require the targeting of the pathway to self-contained structures in the plant and may also require increasing the flux of fatty acid biosynthesis. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Enzymatic synthesis and purification of aromatic coenzyme a esters
    Till Beuerle
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Anal Biochem 302:305-12. 2002
    ..The recombinant enzymes were stable for several months at -80 degrees C, thus providing a reliable and facile method to produce these delicate biological intermediates...
  40. pmc Reduction of benzenoid synthesis in petunia flowers reveals multiple pathways to benzoic acid and enhancement in auxin transport
    Irina Orlova
    Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Plant Cell 18:3458-75. 2006
    ..This suggests that BPBT is involved in metabolic processes in vegetative tissues as well...
  41. ncbi request reprint Generation of phenylpropanoid pathway-derived volatiles in transgenic plants: rose alcohol acetyltransferase produces phenylethyl acetate and benzyl acetate in petunia flowers
    Inna Guterman
    The Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Plant Mol Biol 60:555-63. 2006
    ..Feeding of transgenic petunia tissues with geraniol or octanol led to the production of their respective acetates, suggesting the dependence of volatile production on substrate availability...
  42. doi request reprint Harnessing plant trichome biochemistry for the production of useful compounds
    Anthony L Schilmiller
    Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1319, USA
    Plant J 54:702-11. 2008
    ..We review the literature on the biochemistry of trichomes and consider the attributes that might make them highly useful targets for plant metabolic engineering...
  43. pmc Biochemistry of plant volatiles
    Natalia Dudareva
    Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:1893-902. 2004
  44. doi request reprint Metabolic engineering of plant volatiles
    Natalia Dudareva
    Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:181-9. 2008
    ..These studies have also revealed challenges and limitations which will be likely surmounted as our understanding of plant volatile network improves...
  45. pmc Volatile ester formation in roses. Identification of an acetyl-coenzyme A. Geraniol/Citronellol acetyltransferase in developing rose petals
    Moshe Shalit
    Department of Vegetable Crops, Newe Ya ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, P O Box 1021, Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel
    Plant Physiol 131:1868-76. 2003
    ..8 kD, pI of 5.45, and is active as a monomer. The RhAAT1 gene was expressed exclusively in floral tissue with maximum transcript levels occurring at stage 4 of flower development, where scent emission is at its peak...
  46. ncbi request reprint Plant volatiles: a lack of function or a lack of knowledge?
    Eran Pichersky
    Trends Plant Sci 11:421; author reply 422-3. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a BAHD acyltransferase responsible for producing the green leaf volatile (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetate in Arabidopsis thaliana
    John C D'Auria
    Department of Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Plant J 49:194-207. 2007
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  48. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a petunia acetyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of the floral volatile isoeugenol
    Richard Dexter
    Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Plant J 49:265-75. 2007
    ..Overall, these data support the conclusion that coniferyl acetate is the substrate of isoeugenol synthase...
  49. pmc Biochemical and structural characterization of benzenoid carboxyl methyltransferases involved in floral scent production in Stephanotis floribunda and Nicotiana suaveolens
    Marcella B Pott
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rostock, 18059 Rostock, Germany
    Plant Physiol 135:1946-55. 2004
    ..breweri, as shown by the models. Broad substrate specificity may indicate recent evolution or an adaptation to changing substrate availability...
  50. ncbi request reprint Chavicol formation in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum): cleavage of an esterified C9 hydroxyl group with NAD(P)H-dependent reduction
    Daniel G Vassão
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6340, USA
    Org Biomol Chem 4:2733-44. 2006
    ..The latter was shown to be the case using p-coumaryl esters as potential substrates for a NAD(P)H-dependent reductase to afford chavicol, which is then O-methylated to afford methylchavicol...
  51. pmc Formation of monoterpenes in Antirrhinum majus and Clarkia breweri flowers involves heterodimeric geranyl diphosphate synthases
    Dorothea Tholl
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 007745 Jena, Germany
    Plant Cell 16:977-92. 2004
    ..LSU mRNA levels did not, indicating that the levels of GPPS.SSU, but not GPPS.LSU, might play a key role in regulating the formation of GPPS and, thus, monoterpene biosynthesis...
  52. ncbi request reprint An enzyme-coupled colorimetric assay for S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferases
    Cheryl L Hendricks
    Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Anal Biochem 326:100-5. 2004
    ..This assay should be generally applicable to other AdoMet-dependent methyltransferases. Moreover, the procedure is easily amendable to batch assay and high-throughput screening approaches...
  53. pmc The tomato homolog of CORONATINE-INSENSITIVE1 is required for the maternal control of seed maturation, jasmonate-signaled defense responses, and glandular trichome development
    Lei Li
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Cell 16:126-43. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the JA/COI1 signaling pathway regulates distinct developmental processes in different plants and suggest a role for JA in the promotion of glandular trichome-based defenses...
  54. pmc Rose scent: genomics approach to discovering novel floral fragrance-related genes
    Inna Guterman
    Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Quality Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Plant Cell 14:2325-38. 2002
    ..EST sequences were submitted to the GenBank database (accession numbers BQ 103855 to BQ 106728)...
  55. pmc Structural basis for substrate recognition in the salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase family
    Chloe Zubieta
    Structural Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Plant Cell 15:1704-16. 2003
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  56. ncbi request reprint Flower proteome: changes in protein spectrum during the advanced stages of rose petal development
    Mery Dafny-Yelin
    The Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Planta 222:37-46. 2005
    ..Interestingly, a large number of stress-related proteins were identified in developing petals. Analyses of the expression patterns of annotated proteins and their corresponding RNAs confirmed the importance of proteome characterization...
  57. ncbi request reprint Enrichment of tomato flavor by diversion of the early plastidial terpenoid pathway
    Rachel Davidovich-Rikanati
    Department of Vegetable Crops, Newe Ya ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, PO Box 1021, Ramat Yishay, 30095 Israel
    Nat Biotechnol 25:899-901. 2007
    ..Monoterpene accumulation was at the expense of reduced lycopene accumulation. Similar approaches may be applicable for carotenoid-accumulating fruits and flowers of other species...
  58. pmc Structural, biochemical, and phylogenetic analyses suggest that indole-3-acetic acid methyltransferase is an evolutionarily ancient member of the SABATH family
    Nan Zhao
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:455-67. 2008
    ..Thus, structural, biochemical, and phylogenetic evidence supports the hypothesis that IAMT is an evolutionarily ancient member of the SABATH family likely to play a critical role in IAA homeostasis across a wide range of plants...
  59. pmc The Arabidopsis thaliana type I Isopentenyl Diphosphate Isomerases are targeted to multiple subcellular compartments and have overlapping functions in isoprenoid biosynthesis
    Michael A Phillips
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Plant Cell 20:677-96. 2008
    ..Thus, each of the two Arabidopsis IPP isomerases is found in multiple but partially overlapping subcellular locations, and each can compensate for the loss of the other through partial redundancy in the cytosol...
  60. doi request reprint Harnessing plant biomass for biofuels and biomaterials
    Christoph Benning
    Plant J 54:533-5. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint Physiology and metabolism: the second coming of plant biochemistry and physiology
    Eran Pichersky
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:217-9. 2006
  62. doi request reprint Identification of likely orthologs of tobacco salicylic acid-binding protein 2 and their role in systemic acquired resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Anna Corina Vlot
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Plant J 56:445-56. 2008
    ..These data suggest that MeSA is a conserved SAR signal in Arabidopsis and tobacco...
  63. pmc Is the concept of regulation overused in molecular and cellular biology?
    Eran Pichersky
    Plant Cell 17:3217-8. 2005
  64. pmc An indole-3-acetic acid carboxyl methyltransferase regulates Arabidopsis leaf development
    Genji Qin
    National Laboratory for Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, Peking Yale Joint Research Center for Plant Molecular Genetics and AgroBiotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People s Republic of China
    Plant Cell 17:2693-704. 2005
    ..The identification of IAMT1 and the elucidation of its role in Arabidopsis leaf development have broad implications for auxin-regulated developmental process...
  65. doi request reprint Overexpression of the lemon basil alpha-zingiberene synthase gene increases both mono- and sesquiterpene contents in tomato fruit
    Rachel Davidovich-Rikanati
    Department of Vegetable Crops, Newe Ya ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, P O Box 1021, Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel
    Plant J 56:228-38. 2008
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