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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
[AAA62346.1|AAA62347.1]
Papaver somniferum[53]
NCS(S)-norcoclaurine synthase
[BAF45337.1|AAR22502.1]
Coptis japonica
Thalictrum flavum
[54]
[55]
6OMT(S)-norcoclaurine 6′-O-methyltransferase [AAQ01669]Papaver somniferum[56]
CNMT(S)-coclaurine N-methyltransferase
[BAB71802.1]
Coptis japonica[57]
NMCH
(CYP82B subfamily)
(S)-N-methylcoclaurine 3′-hydroxylase
[AC39454.1]
Eschscholzia california[50]
4OMT(S)3′-hydroxy N-methylcoclaurine 4′-O-methyltransferase [AAP45313.1|BAB08005.1]Coptis japonica[58]
CTS
(CYP80G2 subfamily)
(S)-corytuberine synthase
[BAF80448.1]
Coptis japonica[43]
RNMTreticuline N-methyltransferase
[AOR51553.1|AOR51552.1]
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