Co-expression of VpROMT gene from Chinese wild Vitis pseudoreticulata with VpSTS in tobacco plants and its effects on the accumulation of pterostilbene

@article{Xu2011CoexpressionOV,
  title={Co-expression of VpROMT gene from Chinese wild Vitis pseudoreticulata with VpSTS in tobacco plants and its effects on the accumulation of pterostilbene},
  author={Y E Xu and Tengfei Xu and X. C. Zhao and Ying Ning Zou and Zhong Li and Jiang Xiang and F. J. Li and Y. J. Wang},
  journal={Protoplasma},
  year={2011},
  volume={249},
  pages={819-833}
}
Plant secondary metabolites, such as stilbenes, have fungicidal potential and have been found in several plant species. Stilbenes in grapevine, such as resveratrol and pterostilbene, have recently attracted much attention, they are not only helping the plant to fight against pathogen attack, but they are also being widely used as ingredients of fungicide, anti-inflammatory drugs, antioxidant, and anti-infective agents. However, resveratrol O-methyltransferase gene, related with the synthesis of… Expand
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