Flavone synthases from Medicago truncatula are flavanone-2-hydroxylases and are important for nodulation.

@article{Zhang2007FlavoneSF,
  title={Flavone synthases from Medicago truncatula are flavanone-2-hydroxylases and are important for nodulation.},
  author={Juan Zhang and Senthil Subramanian and Yan-Sheng Zhang and Oliver Yu},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={144 2},
  pages={741-51}
}
Flavones are important copigments found in the flowers of many higher plants and play a variety of roles in plant adaptation to stress. In Medicago species, flavones also act as signal molecules during symbiotic interaction with the diazotropic bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti. They are the most potent nod gene inducers found in root exudates. However, flavone synthase II (FNS II), the key enzyme responsible for flavone biosynthesis, has not been characterized in Medicago species. We cloned two… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 80 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations

80 Citations

01020'09'12'15'18
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 80 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 references

The promoters of the isoflavone synthase genes respond differentially to nodulation and defense signals in transgenic soybean roots

  • S Subramanian, L Xu, G Lu, J Odell, O Yu
  • Plant Mol Biol
  • 2004
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Flavonoids in flowers : genetics and biochemistry

  • O Yu, M Matsuno, S Subramanian
  • Floriculture , Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology…
  • 2006
1 Excerpt

Metabolons involving plant cytochrome P 450 s

  • E Schmelzer, W Jahnen, K Hahlbrock
  • Phytochem Rev
  • 2006

Flavones and flavone synthases

  • PR McClure, DW Israel
  • 2005

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…