Abbreviations

HPPD

p-hydroxyphenolpyruvate dioxygenase

HPT

Homogentisate phytyltransferase

HGGT

Homogentisic acid geranylgeranyl transferase

TC

Tocopherol cyclase

y-tmt

Y-tocopherol methyltransferase

VTE1

Encoding of a tocopherol cyclase

VTE3

Encoding of a 2-methyl-6-phytylbenzoquinol Methyltransferase

VTE4

Encoding of a Y-tocopherol methyltransferase

ZFP-TFs

Synthetic zinc finger transcription factors

TF

Transcription factor

a-T

a-tocopherol

Y-T

Y-tocopherol

PDH

Prephenate dehydrogenase

Key Laboratory of Photosynthesis and Environmental Molecular Physiology, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian district, 100093 Beijing, P.R. China e-mail: [email protected]

Key Laboratory of Photosynthesis and Environmental Molecular Physiology, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian district, 100093 Beijing, P.R. China e-mail: [email protected]

K.G. Ramawat (ed.), Herbal Drugs: Ethnomedicine to Modern Medicine, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-79116-4_18, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

tyrA Bacterial bifunctional prephenate dehydrogenase VTE2 Homogentisate phytyltransferase GGH Geranylgeranyl diphosphate hydratase

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