Regulatory Elements Controlling Developmental and Stress-induced Expression of Phenylpropanoid Genes

  • Jeffery L. Dangl
Part of the Plant Gene Research book series (GENE)


Differentiation of several specialized plant cell types, and the response of plant cells to pathogen or abiotic stress, often requires the utilization of numerous compounds elaborated from L-phenylalanine. The enzymatic machinery of phenylpropanoid metabolism has long held the interest of plant biochemists. The identification of an astounding array of functional phenylpropanoid end products attests to both the ubiquity of this pathway, and to the fortitude of those involved in early and current chemical structural and functional analyses.


Fungal Elicitor French Bean Petunia Hybrida Phenylpropanoid Gene Plant Defense Gene 
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  • Jeffery L. Dangl
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  1. 1.Max-Delbrück-Laboratorium in der Max Planck GesellschaftKöln 30Federal Republic of Germany

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