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The bHLH transcription factor BIS1 controls the iridoid branch of the monoterpenoid indole alkaloid pathway in Catharanthus roseus
Significance Terpenoids are the largest group of plant-specialized metabolites and include many valuable bioactive compounds, such as the blockbuster anticancer drugs vincristine and vinblastine,Expand
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The basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor BIS2 is essential for monoterpenoid indole alkaloid production in the medicinal plant Catharanthus roseus.
Monoterpenoid indole alkaloids (MIAs) are produced as plant defence compounds. In the medicinal plant Catharanthus roseus, they comprise the anticancer compounds vinblastine and vincristine. TheExpand
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