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Advances in the Study of Glycosyltransferases in Plant Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis

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DOI: 10.23977/medcm.2022.040102 | Downloads: 11 | Views: 388


Jiang Lingmin 1, Luo Yuefang 2


1 Changde Vocational Technical College, Changde, 415000, Hunan, China
2 Xintian County Market Supervision Administration, Yongzhou, Hunan, 425700, China

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Jiang Lingmin


Glycosyltransferases are enzymes that can catalyze the transfer of glycosyl groups from an activated donor to a specific receptor molecule, which is ubiquitous in organisms and forms a super gene family. Glycosyltransferases are involved in various biological processes of plant life activities, and play an important role in plant secondary metabolism. This paper summarizes the progress of glycosyltransferases in plant secondary metabolic pathway, describes the gene family and its relationship with the evolution of plant secondary metabolic pathway, and summarizes the current methods of cloning glycosyltransferases Strategy.


Glycosyltransferase, Plant secondary metabolic pathway


Jiang Lingmin, Luo Yuefang, Advances in the Study of Glycosyltransferases in Plant Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis. MEDS Chinese Medicine (2022) Vol. 4: 8-13. DOI:


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