Metabolomics & metabolites engineering in plant breeding
Metabolic profiling and inhibitory properties of different parts of Salsola vermiculata against acetylcholinesterase and α-glucosidase

Saeed Mollaei; Poopak Farnia; Jalaledin Ghanavi; Mohammad Majidi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 25-34

  Herbal plants play significant roles in the treatment of diseases and development of novel drugs. Salsola vermiculata is an annual plant which is broadly distributed in the southwest Asia, and used for the treatment of stomach disorders. This present study aimed at identifying and comparing the metabolic ...  Read More

Molecular biology and (trans) gene expression technology in plant breeding
Effect of methyl jasmonate on expression of some genes related to shikonin biosynthetic pathway in Lithospermum officinale

Dariush Taghavi; Mohammad Majidi; Saeed Mollaei; Bahman Panahi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 1-9

  Shikonin is a naphthoquinone with some important medicinal properties and is found in gromwell plant. There are so many biotechnological approaches proposed for the productivity enhancement, and elicitation is recognized as one of the most effective strategies for increasing the production of secondary ...  Read More