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Functional Characterization of Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloid (MIA) Biosynthetic Genes in Catharanthus roseus
(Brock University, 2013-08-23)
The monoterpenoid indole alkaloids (MIAs) of Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) are known to be among the most important source of natural drugs used in various cancer chemotherapies. MIAs are derived by combining ...
Functional genomics of monoterpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Rauvolfia serpentina
Monoterpenoid indole alkaloids (MIAs) are a large and heterogeneous group of nitrogen-containing specialized metabolites produced by plants belonging to the Apocynaceae, Loganiaceae and Rubiaceae families. Many of these ...