Tyrosine biosinthesis and its regulation in plants

Last updated 28th Jun 2017
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Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin Madison


I study how tyrosine is produced and how it is regulated for the production of metabolites in plants

Tyrosine (Tyr) is an essential amino acid necessary for protein synthesis in all organisms and also involved in specialized (secondary) metabolites. Tyrosine is known to be produced by two pathways...