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New Components of the Lignin Biosynthetic Metabolon

Author:
Du, Juan, Zhang, Yang, Zhao, Qiao
Source:
Trends in plant science 2018 v.23 pp. 557-559
ISSN:
1360-1385
Subject:
binding proteins, biosynthesis, enzymes, lignin
Abstract:
Lignin biosynthetic enzymes form a complex on the ER. Here we highlight how the recent identification of the membrane steroid binding proteins (MSBPs) as the structural component of the complex have revealed the molecular mechanism underlying the monolignol metabolon formation.