Reexamination of chlorophyllase function implies its involvement in defense against chewing herbivores.

  title={Reexamination of chlorophyllase function implies its involvement in defense against chewing herbivores.},
  author={Xueyun Hu and Satoru Makita and Silvia Schelbert and Shinsuke Sano and Masanori Ochiai and Tohru Tsuchiya and Shigeaki F. Hasegawa and Stefan H{\"o}rtensteiner and Ayumi Tanaka and Ryouichi Tanaka},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  volume={167 3},
Chlorophyllase (CLH) is a common plant enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of chlorophyll to form chlorophyllide, a more hydrophilic derivative. For more than a century, the biological role of CLH has been controversial, although this enzyme has been often considered to catalyze chlorophyll catabolism during stress-induced chlorophyll breakdown. In this study, we found that the absence of CLH does not affect chlorophyll breakdown in intact leaf tissue in the absence or the presence of methyl… CONTINUE READING
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