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- Li, Jian; Ma, Lan; Zhang, Shuting; Zuo, Cailian; Song, Na; Zhu, Shusheng; Wu, Jinsong
- Planta 2019 v.249 no.4 pp. 1229-1237
- Nicotiana tabacum; Panax notoginseng; bioactive compounds; biosynthesis; cell growth; gene overexpression; genes; genetic engineering; harvesting; leaves; roots; tobacco; transcriptomics; transgenic plants; triterpenoid saponins
- ... MAIN CONCLUSION: Transcriptome analysis revealed high expression of saponin biosynthetic genes may account for highly accumulated saponins in 3-year-old Panax notoginseng roots and DS and CYP716A47 - like were functionally verified by transgenic tobacco. Panax notoginseng is a well-known traditional medical herb that contains bioactive compounds known as saponins. Three major dammarene-type triter ...