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Enzymes Required for Tropinone Biosynthesis
Executive SummaryHyoscyamine and scopolamine are listed on the World Health Organizations Model List of essential medicines. They are used to treat symptoms such as abdominal pain, cramping, and motion sickness. Because these compounds are extracted from plants grown on plantations, the supply line fluctuates with adverse weather conditions. Our technology...
A Novel Enzyme from Solanum Habrochaites that Synthesizes Sesquiterpenes
IntroductionZingiberene is a sesquiterpene produced by many plant species including ginger, turmeric, cultivated tomato, and its wild relatives. It is synthesized at particularly high levels in the trichomes of certain accessions of the wild tomato species Solanum habrochaites and is a potent insect repellent. The identification of a gene from S. habrochaites...
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