Molecular Physiology of Plants and Micro-organisms Section

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Molecular Physiology of Plants and Micro-organisms Section
Mission
  • Molecular and biochemical analysis of nutritional, metabolic or hormonal controlled signals transduction processes in plant and micro-organisms.
  • Elucidation of the metabolism and physiological role of steviosides, fructans and other reserve carbohydrates.
  • Development and validation of transgenic plant and yeast models for biochemical studies of heterologously expressed proteins.
  • Identification of novel drug targets and lead-compounds with therapeutic potential, novel antimycotics, novel enzymes and products for food and non-food applications.
Contact information
Head of Section: Prof. J. Winderickx

Address:
Botanical Institute
Kasteelpark Arenberg, 31 – box 2433
BE-3001 Leuven

Telephone: +32 16 321502
Fax: +32 16 321967