Multiple genes recruited from hormone pathways partition maize diterpenoid defences

@article{Ding2019MultipleGR,
  title={Multiple genes recruited from hormone pathways partition maize diterpenoid defences},
  author={Yezhang Ding and Katherine M. Murphy and Elly Poretsky and Sibongile Mafu and Bing Yang and Si Nian Char and Shawn A Christensen and Evan Saldivar and Mengxi Wu and Qiang Wang and Lexiang Ji and Robert J. Schmitz and Karl A. Kremling and Edward S. Buckler and Zhouxin Shen and Steven P. Briggs and J{\"o}rg Bohlmann and Andrew W. Sher and Gabriel Castro-Falcon and Chambers C Hughes and Alisa Huffaker and Philipp Zerbe and Eric A. Schmelz},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-14}
}
Duplication and divergence of primary pathway genes underlie the evolution of plant specialized metabolism; however, mechanisms partitioning parallel hormone and defence pathways are often speculative. For example, the primary pathway intermediate ent-kaurene is essential for gibberellin biosynthesis and is also a proposed precursor for maize antibiotics. By integrating transcriptional coregulation patterns, genome-wide association studies, combinatorial enzyme assays, proteomics and targeted… 

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