New function for plant enzyme could lead to green chemistry

Source: Science Daily

Scientists have discovered a new function in a plant enzyme that could inspire the design of new chemical catalysts. The enzyme catalyzes, or initiates, one of the cornerstone chemical reactions needed to synthesize a wide array of organic molecules, including those found in lubricants, cosmetics, and those used as raw materials for making plastics.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/12/191209161330.htm