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Microprogagation of endangered Chinese aloe
A rapid micropropagation protocol was established for Aloe vera L. var. chinensis (Haw.) Berger, Chinese Aloe. The effects of three factors, namely BA, NAA and sucrose, on bud initiation wereExpand
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Rapid Isolation of High‐Quality Total RNA from Taxus and Ginkgo
Abstract An easy and efficient protocol was developed for isolating good‐quality total RNA from various tissues including fruits, leaves, stems, and roots of ancient gymnosperm species, taxus andExpand
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Cloning and Characterization of a Root-specific Expressing Gene Encoding 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl Coenzyme a Reductase from Ginkgo biloba
Abstract3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HMGR, EC: 1.1.1.34) catalyzes the first committed step in mevalonic acid (MVA) pathway for biosynthesis of isoprenoids. The full-length cDNAExpand
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Engineering Salidroside Biosynthetic Pathway in Hairy Root Cultures of Rhodiola crenulata Based on Metabolic Characterization of Tyrosine Decarboxylase
Tyrosine decarboxylase initializes salidroside biosynthesis. Metabolic characterization of tyrosine decarboxylase gene from Rhodiola crenulata (RcTYDC) revealed that it played an important role inExpand
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Enhancement of artemisinin biosynthesis by overexpressing dxr, cyp71av1 and cpr in the plants of Artemisia annua L.
Artemisinin is extracted from a traditional Chinese medicinal herb Artemisia annua L., which is regarded as the most efficient drug against malaria in the world. In recent years, attention has beenExpand
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A basic leucine zipper transcription factor, AabZIP1, connects abscisic acid signaling with artemisinin biosynthesis in Artemisia annua.
Artemisinin is a sesquiterpenoid especially synthesized in the Chinese herbal plant, Artemisia annua, which is widely used in the treatment of malaria. Artemisinin accumulation can be enhanced byExpand
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Effects of acetylsalicylic acid and UV-B on gene expression and tropane alkaloid biosynthesis in hairy root cultures of Anisodus luridus
Anisodus luridus hairy root cultures were established to test biological effects of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and ultraviolet ray-B (UV-B) on gene expression, tropane alkaloid (TA) biosynthesis andExpand
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Molecular Cloning of a Potential Verticillium dahliae Resistance Gene SlVe1 with Multi-site Polyadenylation from Solanum licopersicoides
Caused by Verticillium spp. pathogens, verticillium wilt is a common detrimental disease damaging yield production of many important crops. Isolation of verticillium wilt resistance genes and theirExpand
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Molecular cloning and characterization of a 1-deoxy-d-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase gene from Ginkgo biloba
1-deoxy-d-xylulose 5-phosphate (DXP) reductoisomerase (DXR, EC: 1.1.1.267) is the second enzyme of the non-mevalonate terpenoid pathway for isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthesis and actually catalyzesExpand
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Sweroside Alleviated LPS-Induced Inflammation via SIRT1 Mediating NF-κB and FOXO1 Signaling Pathways in RAW264.7 Cells
Pterocephalus hookeri was used as a traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Sweroside was a main iridoid isolated from P. hookeri. The present study aimed toExpand
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