Agriculture and Plant Genetics(4)

  • L-DOPA Production in Plants (No. T4-2048)

    Current synthetic pathways of the standard Parkinson’s disease treatment, L-DOPA (levodopa), are complicated, requiring multiple steps, and depend upon the use of either hazardous starting compounds or producing toxic side products. ... Read more
    Full Professor Asaph Aharoni

    Asaph Aharoni

    Faculty of Biochemistry

    6085
  • GreenTap - A Novel Method of Inducing and Collecting Plant Exudates (No. T4-1894)

    Numerous plant-originated compounds with unique properties are widely used for diverse applications in the drugs, food, and cosmetics industries. ... Read more
    Full Professor Asaph Aharoni

    Asaph Aharoni

    Faculty of Biochemistry

    6029
  • Bioengineered Microorganisms that can "Eat" (Fix) CO2 (No. T4-1736)

    The two most pressing challenges facing humanity are the need to feed the growing population with restricted land and water sources and global warming caused due to high atmospheric CO2 levels. ... Read more
    Full Professor Ron Milo

    Ron Milo

    Faculty of Biochemistry

    5608
  • In Silico Designed Synthetic Carbon Fixation Pathways for Superior Biomass Generation (No. T4-1556)

    Modern agriculture faces limited arable land and climate changes. Carbon fixation under these conditions will become a significant growth-limiting factor. Synthetic carbon fixation pathways can allow plants to produce more biomass using the same amount of energy from sunlight. ... Read more
    Full Professor Ron Milo

    Ron Milo

    Faculty of Biochemistry

    5515
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