The roles of AaMIXTA1 in regulating the initiation of glandular trichomes and cuticle biosynthesis in Artemisia annua.

@article{Shi2018TheRO,
  title={The roles of AaMIXTA1 in regulating the initiation of glandular trichomes and cuticle biosynthesis in Artemisia annua.},
  author={Pu Shi and Xueqing Fu and Qian Shen and Meng Liu and Qifang Pan and Yueli Tang and Weimin Jiang and Zongyou Lv and Tingxiang Yan and Yanan Ma and Minghui Chen and Xiaolong Hao and Pin Liu and Ling Li and Xiaofen Sun and Kexuan Tang},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2018},
  volume={217 1},
  pages={
          261-276
        }
}
The glandular secretory trichomes (GSTs) on Artemisia annua leaves have the capacity to secrete and store artemisinin, a compound which is the most effective treatment for uncomplicated malaria. An effective strategy to improve artemisinin content is therefore to increase the density of GSTs in A. annua. However, the formation mechanism of GSTs remains… CONTINUE READING