This section considers studies in the biochemistry and physiology of plants including research into photosynthesis and related processes.
Lipases of germinating jojoba seeds efficiently hydrolyze triacylglycerols and wax esters and display wax ester-synthesizing activity
Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) is the only plant known to store wax esters instead of triacylglycerols in its seeds. Wax esters are composed of very-long-chain monounsaturated fatty acids and fatty alcohols and co...
Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2021 21:50