Biotechnology of flavonoids and other phenylpropanoid‐derived natural products. Part I: Chemical diversity, impacts on plant biology and human health

@article{Ververidis2007BiotechnologyOF,
  title={Biotechnology of flavonoids and other phenylpropanoid‐derived natural products. Part I: Chemical diversity, impacts on plant biology and human health},
  author={F. Ververidis and E. Trantas and C. Douglas and G. Vollmer and G. Kretzschmar and N. Panopoulos},
  journal={Biotechnology Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={2}
}
Plant natural products derived from phenylalanine and the phenylpropanoid pathway are impressive in their chemical diversity and are the result of plant evolution, which has selected for the acquisition of large repertoires of pigments, structural and defensive compounds, all derived from a phenylpropanoid backbone via the plant‐specific phenylpropanoid pathway. These compounds are important in plant growth, development and responses to environmental stresses and thus can have large impacts on… Expand
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