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Keyword - Taxol biosynthesis (KW-0876)


Protein involved in the synthesis of taxol, a complex diterpenoid isolated from the bark of yew (Taxus) species. Taxol is a potent antimitotic agent with activity against a number of leukamias and solid tumors. It has become a chemotherapeutic drug under the generic name of paclitaxel.


  • Paclitaxel biosynthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


paclitaxel biosynthetic process [ GO:0042617 ]


Taxol biosynthesisBiological process
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