Enhancement of artemisinin biosynthesis by overexpressing dxr, cyp71av1 and cpr in the plants of Artemisia annua L

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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 been paid to increase the artemisinin content through transgenic methods because of the low content of artemisinin in wild plants. In this article, three functional… (More)

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@inproceedings{Xiang2012EnhancementOA, title={Enhancement of artemisinin biosynthesis by overexpressing dxr, cyp71av1 and cpr in the plants of Artemisia annua L}, author={Lien Xiang and Lixia Zeng and Yuan Yuan and Min Chen and Xiaoqiang Liu and Lingjiang Zeng and Xiaozhong Lan and Zhihua Liao}, year={2012} }