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Table 1 Plant enzymes functionally characterized and involved in magnoflorine biosynthesis

From: Novel findings to the biosynthetic pathway of magnoflorine and taspine through transcriptomic and metabolomic analysis of Croton draco (Euphorbiaceae)

EnzymeSource plantsReference*
Acronyms and/or abbreviationsName
[GeneBank accession number]
TYDCtyrosine decarboxylase
Papaver somniferum[53]
NCS(S)-norcoclaurine synthase
Coptis japonica
Thalictrum flavum
6OMT(S)-norcoclaurine 6′-O-methyltransferase [AAQ01669]Papaver somniferum[56]
CNMT(S)-coclaurine N-methyltransferase
Coptis japonica[57]
(CYP82B subfamily)
(S)-N-methylcoclaurine 3′-hydroxylase
Eschscholzia california[50]
4OMT(S)3′-hydroxy N-methylcoclaurine 4′-O-methyltransferase [AAP45313.1|BAB08005.1]Coptis japonica[58]
(CYP80G2 subfamily)
(S)-corytuberine synthase
Coptis japonica[43]
RNMTreticuline N-methyltransferase
Papaver somniferum[44]
  1. *References mainly correspond to recent reports in which the activity of these enzymes was proved. Additional studies confirm the presence of most of these enzymes in species such as P. somniferum and C. japonica