Generation of Triple-Transgenic Forsythia Cell Cultures as a Platform for the Efficient, Stable, and Sustainable Production of Lignans

@inproceedings{Murata2015GenerationOT,
  title={Generation of Triple-Transgenic Forsythia Cell Cultures as a Platform for the Efficient, Stable, and Sustainable Production of Lignans},
  author={Jun Murata and Erika Matsumoto and Kinuyo Morimoto and Tomotsugu Koyama and Honoo Satake and Dean E Riechers},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Sesamin is a furofuran lignan biosynthesized from the precursor lignan pinoresinol specifically in sesame seeds. This lignan is shown to exhibit anti-hypertensive activity, protect the liver from damages by ethanol and lipid oxidation, and reduce lung tumor growth. Despite rapidly elevating demand, plant sources of lignans are frequently limited because of… CONTINUE READING