Catharanthus

A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. It is the source of VINCA ALKALOIDS, used in leukemia chemotherapy.
National Institutes of Health

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1959-2018
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2011
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2011
Jasmonates are plant signalling molecules that play key roles in defence against insects and certain pathogens, among others by… (More)
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2011
2011
Vindoline constitutes the main terpenoid indole alkaloid accumulated in leaves of Catharanthus roseus, and four genes involved in… (More)
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2011
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2011
Catharanthus roseus produces a large array of terpenoid indole alkaloids (TIAs) that are an important source of natural or… (More)
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2008
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2008
Catharanthus roseus is the sole commercial source of the monoterpenoid indole alkaloids (MIAs), vindoline and catharanthine… (More)
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2008
2008
Screening of the phenolic compounds from seeds, stems, leaves and petals of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don (cv. Little Bright… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND This paper is based on ethnobotanical interviews conducted from 1996-2000 in Trinidad and Tobago with thirty male and… (More)
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2004
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2004
In Catharanthus roseus cell suspensions, the expression of several terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthetic genes, including two… (More)
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1999
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1999
Two key genes in terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis, Tdc and Str, encoding tryptophan decarboxylase and strictosidine… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Cells of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don were genetically engineered to over-express the enzymes strictosidine synthase (STR; EC… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Catharanthus roseus (periwinkle) produces a wide range of terpenoid indole alkaloids, including several pharmaceutically… (More)
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