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Substrate Report for: Cutin

Cutin is an insoluble polyester of the cuticle that covers the aerial parts of plants. It is attached to the epidermal cell walls and is composed of interesterified hydroxy and hydroxy epoxy fatty acids. The most common chief monomers are 10,16-dihydroxy C16 acid, 18-hydroxy-9,10 epoxy C18 acid, and 9,10,18-trihydroxy C18 acid.


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    Title: Regulation of the cutinases expressed by Aspergillus nidulans and evaluation of their role in cutin degradation
    Bermudez-Garcia E, Pena-Montes C, Martins I, Pais J, Pereira CS, Sanchez S, Farres A
    Ref: Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology, 103:3863, 2019 : PubMed

            

    Title: Polyesters in higher plants
    Kolattukudy PE
    Ref: Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol, 71:1, 2001 : PubMed

            

    Title: Structure of cutinase gene, cDNA, and the derived amino acid sequence from phytopathogenic fungi
    Ettinger WF, Thukral SK, Kolattukudy PE
    Ref: Biochemistry, 26:7883, 1987 : PubMed