How opium poppies synthesize morphine

13 julio 2015

After years of leading research on the opium poppy scientists have characterized a novel gene that encodes the gateway enzyme in the formation of morphine — which is to say, they’ve begun to understand how poppies synthesize the pain killing enzymes. The discovery opens the door to alternative production systems, aside from the plant itself.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/