A Papaver somniferum 10-Gene Cluster for Synthesis of the Anticancer Alkaloid Noscapine

@article{Winzer2012APS,
  title={A Papaver somniferum 10-Gene Cluster for Synthesis of the Anticancer Alkaloid Noscapine},
  author={Thilo Winzer and Valeria E Gazda and Zhesi He and Filip J. Kamiński and Marcelo Kern and Tony R. Larson and Yi Li and Fergus Meade and Roxana Teodor and Fabi{\'a}n E. Vaistij and Carol Walker and Tim A. Bowser and Ian A. Graham},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={336},
  pages={1704 - 1708}
}
Noscapine is an antitumor alkaloid from opium poppy that binds tubulin, arrests metaphase, and induces apoptosis in dividing human cells. [] Key Result Transcriptomic analysis revealed the exclusive expression of 10 genes encoding five distinct enzyme classes in a high noscapine-producing poppy variety, HN1.
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