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Record number 405551
Title Metabolic engineering of geranic acid in maize to achieve fungal resistance is compromised by novel glycosylation patterns
Author(s) Yang, T.; Stoopen, G.; Yalpani, N.; Vervoort, J.J.M.; Vos, R. de; Voster, A.; Verstappen, F.W.A.; Bouwmeester, H.J.; Jongsma, M.A.
Source Metabolic Engineering 13 (2011)4. - ISSN 1096-7176 - p. 414 - 425.
Department(s) Biochemistry
PRI Bioscience
Laboratory of Plant Physiology
PRI BIOS Applied Metabolic Systems
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) altered monoterpene composition - seed-borne fungi - essential oils - fusarium-graminearum - terpenoid metabolism - linalool synthase - limonene synthase - mass-spectrometry - beta-glucosidase - tomato fruits
Abstract Many terpenoids are known to have antifungal properties and overexpression of these compounds in crops is a potential tool in disease control. In this study, 15 different mono- and sesquiterpenoids were tested in vitro against two major pathogenic fungi of maize (Zea mays), Colletotrichum graminicola and Fusarium graminearum. Among all tested terpenoids, geranic acid showed very strong inhibitory activity against both fungi (MIC
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