Publications of the Department of Natural Product Biosynthesis

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in press
1Rodriguez Lopez, C. E., Hong, B., Paetz, C., Nakamura, Y., Koudounas, K., Passeri, V., Baldoni, L., Alagna, F., Calderini, O., O’Connor, S. E. (in press). Two bi-functional cytochrome P450 CYP72 enzymes from olive (Olea europaea) catalyze the oxidative C-C bond cleavage in the biosynthesis of secoxy-iridoids - flavor and quality determinants in olive oil. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.08.28.265934. [SOC104] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2020
1Caputi, L., Franke, J., Bussey, K., Farrow, S. C., Curcino Vieira, I. J., Stevenson, C. E. M., Lawson, D. M., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). Structural basis of cycloaddition in biosynthesis of iboga and Aspidosperma alkaloids. Nature Chemical Biology, 16, 383-386. doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0460-x. [SOC095] MPG.PuRE
2Carqueijeiro, I., Langley, C., Grzech, D., Koudounas, K., Papon, N., O’Connor, S. E., Courdavault, V. (2020). Beyond the semi-synthetic artemisinin: metabolic engineering of plant-derived anti-cancer drugs. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 65, 17-24. doi:10.1016/j.copbio.2019.11.017. [SOC092] MPG.PuRE
3Courdavault, V., Besseau, S., Oudin, A., Papon, N., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). Virus-induced gene silencing: hush genes to make them talk. Trends in Plant Science, 25(7), 714-715. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2020.02.013. [SOC097] MPG.PuRE
4Courdavault, V., O’Connor, S. E., Oudin, A., Besseau, S., Papon, N. (2020). Towards the microbial production of plant-derived anticancer drugs. Trends in Cancer, 6(6), 444-448. doi:10.1016/j.trecan.2020.02.004. [SOC101] MPG.PuRE
5Dávila-Lara, A., Rodríguez-López, C. E., O’Connor, S. E., Mithöfer, A. (2020). Metabolomics analysis reveals tissue-specific metabolite compositions in leaf blade and traps of carnivorous Nepenthes plants. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(12): 4376. doi:10.3390/ijms21124376. [MIT018] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
6de Bernonville, T. D., Maury, S., Delaunay, A., Daviaud, C., Chaparro, C., Tost, J., O’Connor, S. E., Courdavault, V. (2020). Developmental methylome of the medicinal plant Catharanthus roseus unravels the tissue-specific control of the monoterpene indole alkaloid pathway by DNA methylation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(17): 6028. doi:10.3390/ijms21176028. [SOC103] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
7de Bernonville, T. D., Papon, N., Clastre, M., O’Connor, S. E., Courdavault, V. (2020). Identifying missing biosynthesis enzymes of plant natural products. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 41(3), 142-146. doi:10.1016/j.tips.2019.12.006. [SOC091] MPG.PuRE
8Haenniger, S., Goergen, G., Akinbuluma, M. D., Kunert, M., Heckel, D. G., Unbehend, M. (2020). Sexual communication of Spodoptera frugiperda from West Africa: Adaptation of an invasive species and implications for pest management. Scientific Reports, 10(1): 2892. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-59708-7. [HEC450] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
9Lichman, B. R., Godden, G. T., Hamilton, J. P., Palmer, L., Kamileen, M. O., Zhao, D., Vaillancourt, B., Wood, J. C., Sun, M., Kinser, T. J., Henry, L. K., Rodriguez Lopez, C. E., Dudareva, N., Soltis, D. E., Soltis, P. S., Buell, C. R., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). The evolutionary origins of the cat attractant nepetalactone in catnip. Science Advances, 6(20): eaba0721. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aba0721. [SOC096] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
10Neumann, M., Prahl, S., Caputi, L., Hill, L., Kular, B., Walter, A., Patallo, E. P., Milbredt, D., Aires, A., Schöpe, M., O’Connor, S. E., van Pée, K.-H., Ludwig-Müller, J. (2020). Hairy root transformation of Brassica rapa with bacterial halogenase genes and regeneration to adult plants to modify production of indolic compounds. Phytochemistry, 175: 112371. doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2020.112371. [SOC099] MPG.PuRE
11Nguyen, T.-D., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). The progesterone 5 beta-reductase/iridoid synthase family: A catalytic reservoir for specialized metabolism across land plants. ACS Chemical Biology, 15(7), 1780-1787. doi:10.1021/acschembio.0c00220. [SOC100] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
12Palmer, L., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). Virus-induced gene silencing in Nepeta. In V. Courdavault, S. Besseau (Eds.), Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Plants (pp. 111-121). Luxemburg: Springer Science+Business Media. doi:10.1007/978-1-0716-0751-0_9. [SOC102] MPG.PuRE
13Walter, A., Caputi, L., O’Connor, S., van Pée, K.-H., Ludwig-Müller, J. (2020). Chlorinated auxins–how does Arabidopsis thaliana deal with them? International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(7): 2567. doi:10.3390/ijms21072567. [SOC098] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2019
1Farrow, S. C., Kamileen, M. O., Caputi, L., Bussey, K., Mundy, J. E. A., McAtee, R. C., Stephenson, C. R. J., O’Connor, S. E. (2019). Biosynthesis of an anti-addiction agent from the iboga plant. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(33), 12979-12983. doi:10.1021/jacs.9b05999. [SOC088] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Li, G., Bartram, S., Guo, H., Mithöfer, A., Kunert, M., Boland, W. (2019). SpitWorm, an herbivorous robot: Mechanical leaf wounding with simultaneous application of salivary components. Plants, 8(9): 318. doi:10.3390/plants8090318. [BOL718] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Meents, A. K., Chen, S.-P., Reichelt, M., Lu, H.-H., Bartram, S., Yeh, K.-W., Mithöfer, A. (2019). Volatile DMNT systemically induces jasmonate-independent direct anti-herbivore defense in leaves of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) plants. Scientific Reports, 9: 17431. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-53946-0. [MIT012] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE