Biosynthesis and Metabolic Fate of Phenylalanine in Conifers

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Pascual, María B.; El-Azaz, Jorge; de la Torre, Fernando N.; Cañas, Rafael A.; Avila, Concepción; Cánovas, Francisco M.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 7 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4942462, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01030/full, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01030
  • Subject: Plant culture | SB1-1110 | aromatic amino acids | gene regulatory networks | Review | nitrogen recycling | Plant Science | trees | phenylpropanoids
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

The amino acid phenylalanine (Phe) is a critical metabolic node that plays an essential role in the interconnection between primary and secondary metabolism in plants. Phe is used as a protein building block but it is also as a precursor for numerous plant compounds tha... View more
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