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Deuterium-labelled studies of the biosynthesis of hydroxycoumarins during ppd in cassava

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: AMEGBLETOR, Pamela (University of Bath, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology)
  • Co-author(s): Pamela Amegbletor
    Michael Rowan: Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Ian Blagbrough
  • Abstract:


    Different isotopically-labelled cinnamic acids were fed to cubed cassava roots and it was observed that the deuterium (or proton) on C-2 was exchanged. The biosynthetic end-products are an indication of the metabolic processes taking place in the cassava roots.

    Keywords:  biochemical pathways; cassava; food security; hydroxycoumarins;


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