Syringyl lignin is unaltered by severe sinapyl alcohol dehydrogenase suppression in tobacco

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Barakate, Abdellah; Stephens, Jennifer; Goldie, Alison; Hunter, William N.; Marshall, David; Hancock, Robert D.; Lapierre, Catherine; Morreele, Kris; Boerjane, Wout;
  • Publisher: American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Journal: issn: 1040-4651
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1105/tpc.111.089037
  • Subject: POPLAR PLANTS | O-METHYLTRANSFERASE | plant biomass | dehydrogenase | alcohol;plant biomass;dehydrogenase;biosynthesis;tobacco;biochemistry and molecular biology;plant sciences;cell biology | biomasse végétale | biosynthesis | DOWN-REGULATION | tobacco | alcohol | Biology and Life Sciences | CINNAMOYL-COA REDUCTASE | EXPRESSION | FERULATE 5-HYDROXYLASE | MONOLIGNOL BIOSYNTHESIS | tabac | angiosperme | biosynthèse de la lignine | ARABIDOPSIS | cell biology | ANGIOSPERMS | biochemistry and molecular biology | CONIFERYL ALDEHYDE | plant sciences | [ SDV.SA ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | complex mixtures | fungi | technology, industry, and agriculture

The manipulation of lignin could, in principle, facilitate efficient biofuel production from plant biomass. Despite intensive study of the lignin pathway, uncertainty exists about the enzyme catalyzing the last step in syringyl (S) monolignol biosynthesis, the reduction... View more
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