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Raimund Nagel

   Department of Biochemistry
   Conifer Defense
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1332Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1302Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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PhD Thesis

started in Jan 2010
The regulatory function of isoprenyl diphosphate synthases in terpene biosynthesis
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Biologisch-Pharmazeutische Fakultät
First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. J. Gershenzon
Co-Supervisor(s): Dr. A. Schmidt, Prof. Dr. W. Boland (MPICÖ, BOL)

Diploma Thesis

2009
Molekulare und analytische Charakterisierung von transgenen Picea glauca Sämlingen, die Prenyltransferasen als Schlüsselenzyme des Terpenmetabolismus überexprimieren
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Biologisch-Pharmazeutische Fakultät
First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. J. Gershenzon
Co-Supervisor(s): Dr. A. Schmidt

Current Research (PhD Thesis):

Spruce trees are well known for their high content of terpene resins. A key step in the biosynthesis of these compounds is the production of geranyl diphosphate (GPP), farnesyl diphosphate (FPP) and geranyl geranyl diphosphate (GGPP) carried out by isopentenyl diphosphate synthases (IDS). The aim of this project will be to study the impact of overexpression of different IDS on the terpenoid content. This can also be found in more detail on the project group's page Conifer Defense.

My PhD project is financially supported by the Zwillenberg-Tietz Foundation.


last updated on 2013-09-23