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- Kuwahara, Yusuke; Nakajima, Daisuke; Shinpo, Sayaka; Nakamura, Michimi; Kawano, Noriaki; Kawahara, Nobuo; Yamazaki, Mami; Saito, Kazuki; Suzuki, Hideyuki; Hirakawa, Hideki
- Natural medicines 2019 v.73 no.2 pp. 369-380
- Gleditsia sinensis, etc ; alkaloids; biosynthesis; cytochrome P-450; flavonoids; fruits; gene ontology; glucosyltransferases; medicinal plants; medicinal properties; messenger RNA; secondary metabolites; sterols; tandem mass spectrometry; tissues; transcriptome; triterpenoid saponins; unigenes; China; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Gleditsia sinensis is widely used as a medicinal plant in Asia, especially in China. Triterpenes, alkaloids, and sterols were isolated from Gleditsia species. Among them, triterpenoid saponins are very important metabolites owing to their various pharmacological activities. However, the triterpenoid saponin biosynthesis pathway has not been well characterized. In the present study, we performed de ...
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