Projetct aims:

To elucidade the genome, transcriptome and metabolic pathways of Pilocarpus microphyllus (Jaborandi) towards the eluciation of pilocarpine synthesis

 

Funding: Vale - NovoNordisk Foundation

 

Collaborators:

Fernando Geu-Flores

Birger Lindberg Møller - UC-DK

Thomas Sicheritz-Pontén - DTU-DK

Bent Petersen - DTU-DK

Guilherme Oliveira -  ITV-Brazil



Elucidation and reconstitution of the biosynthetic pathway towards the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine