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- Foster, Justin; Luo, Bin; Nakata, Paul A.
- Plos one 2016 v.11 no.2 pp. e0149850
- Arabidopsis; Medicago truncatula; Sclerotinia sclerotiorum; acetyl coenzyme A; biochemical pathways; calcium oxalate; carbon dioxide; crystals; cytosol; metabolism; oxalate oxidase; plant pathogens
- ... Considering the widespread occurrence of oxalate in nature and its broad impact on a host of organisms, it is surprising that so little is known about the turnover of this important acid. In plants, oxalate oxidase is the most well studied enzyme capable of degrading oxalate, but not all plants possess this activity. Recently, an Acyl Activating Enzyme 3 (AAE3), encoding an oxalyl-CoA synthetase, ...
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