Kenji Matsui

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Affiliation: Yamaguchi University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A portion of plant airborne communication is endorsed by uptake and metabolism of volatile organic compounds
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan Electronic address
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 32:24-30. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Green Leaf Volatiles in Plant Signaling and Response
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Subcell Biochem 86:427-43. 2016
  3. pmc Differential metabolisms of green leaf volatiles in injured and intact parts of a wounded leaf meet distinct ecophysiological requirements
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e36433. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Linoleic acid 10-hydroperoxide as an intermediate during formation of 1-octen-3-ol from linoleic acid in Lentinus decadetes
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:2280-2. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Regulatory mechanism of plant volatile formation involved in chemical communications]
    Kenji Matsui
    Biotechnology Laboratory, University of British Columbia
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 48:1793-800. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of anaerobic processing of soybean seeds on the properties of tofu
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:1174-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of an allele attributable to formation of cucumber-like flavor in wild tomato species (Solanum pennellii) that was inactivated during domestication
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 55:4080-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of fatty acid derived aldehydes is induced upon mechanical wounding and its products show fungicidal activities in cucumber
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Phytochemistry 67:649-57. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Green leaf volatiles: hydroperoxide lyase pathway of oxylipin metabolism
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:274-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A tomato lipase homologous to DAD1 (LeLID1) is induced in post-germinative growing stage and encodes a triacylglycerol lipase
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    FEBS Lett 569:195-200. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint A portion of plant airborne communication is endorsed by uptake and metabolism of volatile organic compounds
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan Electronic address
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 32:24-30. 2016
    ..One such metabolite (a VOC glycoside) is known to mount a direct defense against herbivores, whilst deprivation of glutathione and NADPH can fortify plants with responses similar to the oxidative stress response. ..
  2. doi request reprint Green Leaf Volatiles in Plant Signaling and Response
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Subcell Biochem 86:427-43. 2016
    ..Plasma membranes would also be targets of interactions with GLVs. Additionally, the metabolism of GLVs in plant cells after absorption from the atmosphere could also be classified as a plant-plant interaction. ..
  3. pmc Differential metabolisms of green leaf volatiles in injured and intact parts of a wounded leaf meet distinct ecophysiological requirements
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e36433. 2012
    ..The metabolism of GLVs is thus efficiently designed to meet ecophysiological requirements of the microenvironments within a wounded leaf...
  4. ncbi request reprint Linoleic acid 10-hydroperoxide as an intermediate during formation of 1-octen-3-ol from linoleic acid in Lentinus decadetes
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:2280-2. 2003
    ..At the same time, an accumulation of linoleic acid 10-hydroxide could be detected. The 10-hydroperoxide therefore seems to be an intermediate on the biosynthetic pathway...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Regulatory mechanism of plant volatile formation involved in chemical communications]
    Kenji Matsui
    Biotechnology Laboratory, University of British Columbia
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 48:1793-800. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of anaerobic processing of soybean seeds on the properties of tofu
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:1174-6. 2011
    ..Anaerobic processing resulted in tofu with less intense richness (kokumi) concomitant with reductions in the amounts of oxidized lipids and volatile compounds...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of an allele attributable to formation of cucumber-like flavor in wild tomato species (Solanum pennellii) that was inactivated during domestication
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 55:4080-6. 2007
    ..From these observations, it could be assumed that a tomato gene corresponding to S. pennellii 9/13HPL gene had been inactivated through domestication of tomatoes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of fatty acid derived aldehydes is induced upon mechanical wounding and its products show fungicidal activities in cucumber
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Phytochemistry 67:649-57. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Green leaf volatiles: hydroperoxide lyase pathway of oxylipin metabolism
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:274-80. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint A tomato lipase homologous to DAD1 (LeLID1) is induced in post-germinative growing stage and encodes a triacylglycerol lipase
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    FEBS Lett 569:195-200. 2004
    ..TAGs composed of short acyl chains could not be a substrate for the enzyme. A possible involvement of LeLID1 in fat mobilization during seed germination is discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cloning of lipoxygenase genes from a cyanobacterium, Nostoc punctiforme, and its expression in Eschelichia coli
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Curr Microbiol 54:315-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of barley FA hydroperoxide lyase are modulated by salts and detergents
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Lipids 38:1167-72. 2003
    ..These results suggest that these effectors induced a conformational change in barley HPL, resulting in an improvement in substrate binding and in enzyme activity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Oxylipin metabolism in soybean seeds containing different sets of lipoxygenase isozymes after homogenization
    Zinna Marie Pulvera
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2598-603. 2006
    ..It is suggested that a pathway existed to form C6-volatiles through hydroperoxides in the esterified form...
  14. ncbi request reprint C6-aldehyde formation by fatty acid hydroperoxide lyase in the brown alga Laminaria angustata
    Kangsadan Boonprab
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University 753 8515, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 58:207-14. 2003
    ..By surveying various species of marine algae including Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta and Chlorophyta it was shown that almost all the marine algae have HPL activity. Thus, a wide distribution of the enzyme is expected...
  15. pmc Intake and transformation to a glycoside of (Z)-3-hexenol from infested neighbors reveals a mode of plant odor reception and defense
    Koichi Sugimoto
    Graduate School of Medicine Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga 520 2113, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:7144-9. 2014
    ..Specific use of airborne (Z)-3-hexenol to form HexVic in undamaged tomato plants reveals a previously unidentified mechanism of plant defense. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Development of a screening system for the evaluation of soybean volatiles
    Pattana Kakumyan
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:1844-8. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Hydroperoxy-arachidonic acid mediated n-hexanal and (Z)-3- and (E)-2-nonenal formation in Laminaria angustata
    Kangsadan Boonprab
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Phytochemistry 63:669-78. 2003
    ..These account respectively for C9 aldehyde and C6 aldehyde formation, respectively. The HPL that catalyzes formation of C9 aldehydes from 12(S)HPETE seems highly specific for hydroperoxides of C20 fatty acids...
  18. doi request reprint Volatile oxylipins and related compounds formed under stress in plants
    Kenji Matsui
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Methods Mol Biol 580:17-28. 2009
    ..They are simple and can be performed in biochemical laboratories equipped with common facilities...
  19. ncbi request reprint The NADPH:quinone oxidoreductase P1-zeta-crystallin in Arabidopsis catalyzes the alpha,beta-hydrogenation of 2-alkenals: detoxication of the lipid peroxide-derived reactive aldehydes
    Jun ichi Mano
    Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi, 753 8515 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1445-55. 2002
    ..thaliana is induced by oxidative stress treatments, we conclude that P1-ZCr functions as a defense against oxidative stress by scavenging the highly toxic, lipid peroxide-derived alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stereochemical correlation between 10-hydroperoxyoctadecadienoic acid and 1-octen-3-ol in Lentinula edodes and Tricholoma matsutake mushrooms
    Yoshihiko Akakabe
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:1539-44. 2005
    ..These results indicate a stereochemical correlation between (R)-1-octen-3-ol and (S)-10-hydroperoxy-(8E,12Z)-8,12-octadecadienoic acid [(S)-10-HPODE] in both mushrooms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Concise synthesis of (8Z,11Z,14Z)-8,11,14-heptadecatrienal, (7Z,10Z,13Z)-7,10,13-hexadecatrienal, and (8Z,11Z)-8,11-heptadecadienal, components of the essential oil of marine green alga Ulva pertusa
    Yoshihiko Akakabe
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, 1677 1 Yoshida, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:1348-52. 2005
    ..Particularly, (8Z,11Z,14Z)-8,11,14-heptadecatrienal and (7Z,10Z,13Z)-7,10,13-hexadecatrienal both possessed a seaweed-like odor...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rice fatty acid alpha-dioxygenase is induced by pathogen attack and heavy metal stress: activation through jasmonate signaling
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida 1677 1, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 162:912-20. 2005
    ..These results suggested that the OsDOX gene expression by a variety of stress-related stimuli was activated through jasmonate signaling and was negatively regulated by ET...
  23. doi request reprint Characterization of an O-methyltransferase specific to guaiacol-type benzenoids from the flowers of loquat (Eriobotrya japonica)
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture and Division of Agricultural Sciences, Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan Electronic address
    J Biosci Bioeng 122:679-684. 2016
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  24. ncbi request reprint Catalytic properties of rice alpha-oxygenase. A comparison with mammalian prostaglandin H synthases
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    J Biol Chem 277:22648-55. 2002
    ..From these findings, the catalytic resemblance between alpha-oxygenase and PGHS seems to be evident, although there still are differences in their substrate recognitions and peroxidation activities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Enantioselective formation of (R)-9-HPODE and (R)-9-HPOTrE in marine green alga Ulva conglobata
    Yoshihiko Akakabe
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, 1677 1 Yoshida, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem 10:3171-3. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Characterization of volatile compounds in Astraeus spp
    Pattana Kakumyan
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:2742-5. 2009
    ..This high metabolic activity possibly correlates with formation of the C(8) volatiles. Heating the mushrooms produced cyclohexene compounds, 2-n-pentyl-furan, furanyl compounds, and benzaldehyde...
  27. ncbi request reprint 2,4-Decadienals are produced via (R)-11-HPITE from arachidonic acid in marine green alga Ulva conglobata
    Yoshihiko Akakabe
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, 1677 1 Yoshida, 753 8515, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem 11:3607-9. 2003
    ..Headspace-SPME method indicated that ARA was selectively used to form 2,4-decadienals. These results showed that 2,4-decadienals are produced via (R)-11-HPITE from ARA exclusively...
  28. doi request reprint Arabidopsis lipoxygenase 2 is essential for formation of green leaf volatiles and five-carbon volatiles
    Satoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Japan
    FEBS Lett 590:1017-27. 2016
    ..The results in this study suggested that LOX2 activity is suppressed in intact cells but activated upon tissue damage to support the rapid GLV-burst observed in wounded leaves. ..
  29. pmc Glutathionylation and Reduction of Methacrolein in Tomato Plants Account for Its Absorption from the Vapor Phase
    Shoko Muramoto
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, and Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan S M, Y M C M M, T K, K M andInstitute for Environmental Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka 422 8526, Japan T S, A T
    Plant Physiol 169:1744-54. 2015
    ..These results suggest that MACR metabolism, especially spontaneous glutathionylation, is an essential factor supporting MACR absorption from the atmosphere by tomato plants. ..
  30. pmc Traumatin- and dinortraumatin-containing galactolipids in Arabidopsis: their formation in tissue-disrupted leaves as counterparts of green leaf volatiles
    Anna Nakashima
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    J Biol Chem 288:26078-88. 2013
    ..Based on these results, we propose a novel oxylipin pathway that does not require the lipase reaction to form GLVs. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Biomimetic conversion of (3S)-(-)-neodictyoprolenol to optically pure (1S,2R)-(-)-dictyopterene B, marine algal sex pheromone
    Tadahiko Kajiwara
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753 8515, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 58:109-12. 2003
    ..e. > 99%), respectively, by the biomimetic reaction involving phosphorylation and elimination under a mild condition...
  32. doi request reprint Benzenoid biosynthesis in the flowers of Eriobotrya japonica: molecular cloning and functional characterization of p-methoxybenzoic acid carboxyl methyltransferase
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Planta 244:725-36. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that plant enzymes with same BAMT activity have evolved independently...
  33. doi request reprint Biochemical characterization of allene oxide synthases from the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha and green microalgae Klebsormidium flaccidum provides insight into the evolutionary divergence of the plant CYP74 family
    Takao Koeduka
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Planta 242:1175-86. 2015
    ..Our results suggest that plant CYP74 enzymes with AOS, HPL, and divinyl ether synthase activities have arisen multiple times and in the two different clades, which occurred prior to the divergence of the flowering plant lineage...
  34. doi request reprint Klebsormidium flaccidum, a charophycean green alga, exhibits cold acclimation that is closely associated with compatible solute accumulation and ultrastructural changes
    Manabu Nagao
    Cryobiosystem Research Center, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, Morioka 020 8550, Japan
    Plant Cell Environ 31:872-85. 2008
    ..These results suggest that K. flaccidum responds well to cold treatment and develops freezing tolerance in a process comparable to that of land plants...
  35. ncbi request reprint On the specificity of lipid hydroperoxide fragmentation by fatty acid hydroperoxide lyase from Arabidopsis thaliana
    Romy Kandzia
    Institute of Plant Biochemistry Halle Saale, Weinberg 3, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 160:803-9. 2003
    ..Thus, At13HPL may not only be used for the production of C6-derived volatiles, but depending on the substrate may be further used for the production of Cg-derived volatiles as well...
  36. ncbi request reprint Analysis of defensive responses activated by volatile allo-ocimene treatment in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kyutaro Kishimoto
    CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
    Phytochemistry 67:1520-9. 2006
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  37. ncbi request reprint Role of the lipoxygenase/lyase pathway of host-food plants in the host searching behavior of two parasitoid species, Cotesia glomerata and Cotesia plutellae
    Kaori Shiojiri
    Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu 520 2113, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 32:969-79. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the LOX/lyase pathway is directly involved in the production of attractants and arrestants important for host search behavior of the more generalist C. glomerata, but not for the specialist C. plutellae...
  38. ncbi request reprint Volatile C6-aldehydes and Allo-ocimene activate defense genes and induce resistance against Botrytis cinerea in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kyutaro Kishimoto
    Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Kawaguchi, Saitama, 332 0012 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1093-102. 2005
    ..When Botrytis cinerea was inoculated after the volatile treatment, retardation of disease development could be seen. It appears that volatile treatment could make the plants more resistant against the fungal disease...
  39. pmc Changing green leaf volatile biosynthesis in plants: an approach for improving plant resistance against both herbivores and pathogens
    Kaori Shiojiri
    Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu 520 2113, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16672-6. 2006
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  40. doi request reprint Unusual fatty acid isomers of triacylglycerols and polar lipids in female limpet gonads of Cellana grata
    Hideki Kawashima
    Bioscience Laboratory, Miyako College, Iwate Prefectural University, Miyako 027 0039, Japan
    Lipids 43:559-67. 2008
    ..This limpet gonad had a diverse assortment of unsaturated FA that comprised a wide range of unusual positional isomers with one to five double bonds...
  41. doi request reprint Direct fungicidal activities of C6-aldehydes are important constituents for defense responses in Arabidopsis against Botrytis cinerea
    Kyutaro Kishimoto
    CREST of Japan Science and Technology Corporation JST, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332 0012, Japan
    Phytochemistry 69:2127-32. 2008
    ..Accordingly, it could be assumed that direct fungicidal activity of C6-aldehydes were prominently responsible to the defense against B. cinerea but their signaling roles could be little responsible if any...
  42. ncbi request reprint Optimisation of expression and immobilized metal ion affinity chromatographic purification of recombinant (His)6-tagged cytochrome P450 hydroperoxide lyase in Escherichia coli
    Jérôme Delcarte
    Agricultural Research Centre, Chaussee de Namur 146, 5030, Gembloux, Belgium
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 786:229-36. 2003
    ..3 mg/l. The UV-Visible spectrum of the recombinant (His)(6)-tagged HPL have been recorded after a Ni(2+)-based affinity chromatography (IMAC)...
  43. pmc Thr176 regulates the activity of the mouse nuclear receptor CAR and is conserved in the NR1I subfamily members PXR and VDR
    Akiko Ueda
    Pharmacogenetics Section, Laboratory of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Biochem J 388:623-30. 2005
    ..Thr176, Thr248 and Ser230 are conserved residues in the NR1I (nuclear receptor 1I) subfamily members and determine their activity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Characterization of novel imidazole derivative, JM-8686, a potent inhibitor of allene oxide synthase
    Keimei Oh
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bio resource Sciences, Akita Prefectural University, Akita 010 0195, Japan
    FEBS Lett 580:5791-6. 2006
    ..6+/-0.2 microM, suggesting that JM-8686 binds to the prosthetic heme iron of AOS. Comparison of the inhibitory potency of the compound against HPL (CYP74B) from tomato revealed that JM-8686 was a highly selective inhibitor for AOS...