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A Systems Biology Approach Identifies a R2R3 MYB Gene Subfamily with Distinct and Overlapping Functions in Regulation of Aliphatic Glucosinolates
Background Glucosinolates are natural metabolites in the order Brassicales that defend plants against both herbivores and pathogens and can attract specialized insects. Knowledge about the genesExpand
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Metabolon formation and metabolic channeling in the biosynthesis of plant natural products.
Metabolon formation and metabolic channeling in plant secondary metabolism enable plants to effectively synthesize specific natural products and to avoid metabolic interference. Channeling canExpand
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Mass spectrometry imaging of plant metabolites--principles and possibilities.
Covering: up to the end of 2013 New mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) techniques are gaining importance in the analysis of plant metabolite distributions, and significant technological improvementsExpand
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The β-Glucosidases Responsible for Bioactivation of Hydroxynitrile Glucosides in Lotus japonicus1[W]
Lotus japonicus accumulates the hydroxynitrile glucosides lotaustralin, linamarin, and rhodiocyanosides A and D. Upon tissue disruption, the hydroxynitrile glucosides are bioactivated by hydrolysisExpand
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Cyanogenic glycosides: a case study for evolution and application of cytochromes P450
Cyanogenic glycosides are ancient biomolecules found in more than 2,650 higher plant species as well as in a few arthropod species. Cyanogenic glycosides are amino acid-derived β-glycosides ofExpand
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Dhurrin metabolism in the developing grain of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench investigated by metabolite profiling and novel clustering analyses of time-resolved transcriptomic data
BackgroundThe important cereal crop Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench biosynthesize and accumulate the defensive compound dhurrin during development. Previous work has suggested multiple roles for theExpand
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A recycling pathway for cyanogenic glycosides evidenced by the comparative metabolic profiling in three cyanogenic plant species.
Cyanogenic glycosides are phytoanticipins involved in plant defence against herbivores by virtue of their ability to release toxic hydrogen cyanide (HCN) upon tissue disruption. In addition,Expand
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Characterization of barley leaf tissue using direct and indirect desorption electrospray ionization imaging mass spectrometry.
Chemical profiling of barley (Hordeum vulgare) leaves was demonstrated using direct and indirect desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) imaging mass spectrometry. Direct DESI analysis of theExpand
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Metabolism, excretion and avoidance of cyanogenic glucosides in insects with different feeding specialisations.
Cyanogenic glucosides (CNglcs) are widespread plant defence compounds releasing toxic hydrogen cyanide when hydrolysed by specific β-glucosidases after plant tissue damage. In contrast to specialistExpand
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How Does Garlic Mustard Lure and Kill the West Virginia White Butterfly?
As it pertains to insect herbivores, the preference-performance hypothesis posits that females will choose oviposition sites that maximize their offspring’s fitness. However, both genetic andExpand
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