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Plant Biotechnology (LBV)

Faculty of Sciences | Biology of Organisms

(Code: ULB151)

Optimization of Taxoids production

Région wallonne.

Endophytic fungi from Taxus Sp. are able to produce taxoids among which 10-Deacetylbaccatin III and pacltaxel (Taxol) . Paclitaxel is an anticancer com ...

Relationship between morphological and biochemical differentiation in plant.

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - PAI - Région wallonne - Entreprises étrangères.

Studies are undertaken in order to elucidate the mechanisms involved in plant cell differentiation. At the morphological level, we are interested in th ...

Research aimed in the identification of genes involved in wood development in poplar tree.

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA).

The results that have already obtained by decreasing the expression of several genes in the lignin biosynthesis pathway suggest that this biosynthesis  ...

Study of the molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of heartwood : elucidation of the biological process and biotechnological applications.

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA).

We study the molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of sapwood and its differentiation in heartwood. This biological process will be studied by ...