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Geranyllinalool Synthases in Solanaceae and Other Angiosperms Constitute an Ancient Branch of Diterpene Synthases Involved in the Synthesis of Defensive Compounds

Author:
Falara, Vasiliki, Alba, Juan M., Kant, Merijn R., Schuurink, Robert C., Pichersky, Eran
Source:
Plant physiology 2014 v.166 no.1 pp. 428-441
ISSN:
0032-0889
Subject:
Coniferophyta, Solanaceae, diterpenoids, genes
Abstract:
The genes encoding geranyllinalool synthases in Solanaceae represent an ancient branch of the terpene synthase gene family that likely diverged from the rest of the family prior to the split between the gymnosperm and angiosperm lineages .
Agid:
1720426