Publications of the Department of Natural Product Biosynthesis

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1Dudley, Q. M., Jo, S., Serna Guerrero, D. A., O’Connor, S. E., Caputi, L., Patron, N. J. (submitted). Reconstitution of monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Nicotiana benthamiana. bioRxiv. bioRxiv. [SOC114] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
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1Tseng, Y.-H., Bartram, S., Reichelt, M., Scholz, S., Meents, A., Ludwig, A., Mithöfer, A., Oelmüller, R. (in press). Tris(methylthio)methane produced by Mortierella hyalina affects sulfur homeostasis in Arabidopsis. Authorea. doi:10.22541/au.162428733.37123941/v1. [MIT035] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Bat-Erdene, U., Billingsley, J. M., Turner, W. C., Lichman, B. R., Ippoliti, F. M., Garg, N. K., O’Connor, S. E., Tang, a. Y. (2021). Cell-free total biosynthesis of plant terpene natural products using an orthogonal cofactor regeneration system. ACS Catalysis, 11(15), 9898-9903. doi:10.1021/acscatal.1c02267. [SOC113] MPG.PuRE
2Brose, J., Lau, K. H., Dang, T. T. T., Hamilton, J. P., do Vale Martins, L., Hamberger, B., Hamberger, B., Jiang, J., O’Connor, S. E., Buell, C. R. (2021). The Mitragyna speciosa (Kratom) Genome: a resource for data-mining potent pharmaceuticals that impact human health. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 11(4): jkab058. doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkab058. [SOC112] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Carqueijeiro, I., Koudounas, K., de Bernonville, T. D., Sepúlveda, L. J., Mosquera, A., Bomzan, D. P., Oudin, A., Lanoue, A., Besseau, S., Cruz, P. L., Kulagina, N., Stander, E. A., Eymieux, S., Burlaud-Gaillard, J., Blanchard, E., Clastre, M., Atehortùa, L., St-Pierre, B., Giglioli-Guivarc’h, N., Papon, N., Nagegowda, D. A., O’Connor, S. E., Courdavault, V. (2021). Alternative splicing creates a pseudo-strictosidine beta-D-glucosidase modulating alkaloid synthesis in Catharanthus roseus. Plant Physiology, 185(3), 836-856. doi:10.1093/plphys/kiaa075. [SOC107] MPG.PuRE
4Courdavault, V., O’Connor, S. E., Jensen, M. K., Papon, N. (2021). Metabolic engineering for plant natural products biosynthesis: new procedures, concrete achievements and remaining limits. Natural Product Reports. doi:10.1039/D0NP00092B. [SOC111] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5O’Connor, S. E. (2021). Symbionts, peptides, and (no) Iron: How ants defend their fungal crop. ACS Central Science, 7(2), 225-227. doi:10.1021/acscentsci.1c00097. [SOC109] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Rodríguez-López, C. E., Hong, B., Paetz, C., Nakamura, Y., Koudounas, K., Passeri, V., Baldoni, L., Alagna, F., Calderini, O., O’Connor, S. E. (2021). 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. New Phytologist, 229(4), 2288-2301. doi:10.1111/nph.16975. [SOC106] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
7Trenti, F., Yamamoto, K., Hong, B., Paetz, C., Nakamura, Y., O’Connor, S. E. (2021). Early and late steps of quinine biosynthesis. Organic Letters, 23(5), 1793-1797. doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00206. [SOC110] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
8Tröger, A., Svensson, G. P., Galbrecht, H., Twele, R., Patt, J. M., Bartram, S., Zarbin, P. H. G., Segraves, K. A., Althoff, D. M., von Reuss, S., Raguso, R. A., Francke, W. (2021). Tetranorsesquiterpenoids as attractants of Yucca moths to Yucca flowers. Journal of Chemical Ecology. doi:10.1007/s10886-021-01308-4. [SOC115] MPG.PuRE
9Wirth, S., Krause, K., Kunert, M., Broska, S., Paetz, C., Boland, W., Kothe, E. (2021). Function of sesquiterpenes from Schizophyllum commune in interspecific interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 16(1): e0245623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0245623. [BOL727] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
1Abdulsalam, O., Wagner, K., Wirth, S., Kunert, M., David, A., Kallenbach, M., Boland, W., Kothe, E., Krause, K. (2020). Phytohormones and volatile organic compounds, like geosmin, in the ectomycorrhiza of Tricholoma vaccinum and Norway spruce (Picea abies). Mycorrhiza, 31, 173-188. doi:10.1007/s00572-020-01005-2. [BOL726] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Caputi, 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] OPEN ACCESS green MPG.PuRE
3Carqueijeiro, 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] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
4Courdavault, 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
5Courdavault, 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] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Dávila-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 gold MPG.PuRE
7Davis, K., Gkotsi, D. S., Smith, D. R. M., Goss, R. J. M., Caputi, L., O’Connor, S. E. (2020). Nicotiana benthamiana as a transient expression host to produce auxin analogs. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11: 581675. doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.581675. [SOC108] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
8de 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 gold MPG.PuRE
9de 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/ [SOC091] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
10Haenniger, 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
11Lichman, 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 gold MPG.PuRE
12Neumann, 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
13Nguyen, 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
14Palmer, 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
15Sarheed, M. M., Rajabi, F., Kunert, M., Boland, W., Wetters, S., Miadowitz, K. K., Kazmierczak, A., Sahi, V. P., Nick, P. (2020). Cellular base of mint allelopathy: Menthone affects plant microtubules. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11: 546345. doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.546345. [BOL723] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
16Stander, E. A., Sepúlveda, L. J., de Bernonville, T. D., Carqueijeiro, I., Koudounas, K., Cruz, P. L., Besseau, S., Lanoue, A., Papon, N., Giglioli-Guivarc’h, N., Dirks, R., O’Connor, S. E., Atehortùa, L., Oudin, A., Courdavault, V. (2020). Identifying genes involved in alkaloid biosynthesis in Vinca minor through transcriptomics and gene co-expression analysis. Biomolecules, 10(12): 1595. doi:10.3390/biom10121595. [SOC104] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
17Walia, M., Teijaro, C. N., Gardner, A., Tran, T., Kang, J., Zhao, S., O’Connor, S. E., Courdavault, V., Andrade, R. B. (2020). Synthesis of (-)-melodinine K: A case study of efficiency in natural product synthesis. Journal of Natural Products, 83(8), 2425-2433. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00310. [SOC105] MPG.PuRE
18Walter, 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 gold MPG.PuRE
19Xie, S., Vallet, M., Sun, C., Kunert, M., David, A., Zhang, X., Chen, B., Lu, X., Boland, W., Shao, Y. (2020). Biocontrol potential of a novel endophytic bacterium from mulberry (Morus) tree. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 7: 488. doi:10.3389/fbioe.2019.00488. [BOL722] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
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