Cytochrome p450s as genes for crop improvement

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Abstract

In the past year, several cytochrome P450 genes have been identified that will be important for generating crop protectants and natural medicinal products. Among these are the 2-hydroxyisoflavone synthase (CYP93C) and the indole-3-acetaldoxime N-hydroxylase (CYP83B1) genes, which catalyze the formation of isoflavones and glucosinolates, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-167
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Plant Biology
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science

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