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09 Dec, 2019

BlogDiscovery of genes involved in the biosynthesis of antidepressant

Dr. Tim Sharbel, GIFS Research Chair in Seed Biology, is part of a team of researchers who have discovered genes involved in the biosynthesis of hypericin, a molecule in St. John's Wort with important medicinal use. 

Read the publication in the Plant Biotechnology Journal here. 

Learn more in the EurekAlert news release here.