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Genetic element (GENE)
last updated: 03 May 2021
Protein coding sequence
Oxygen-dependent choline dehydrogenaseEN
The protein is involved in the biosynthesis of glycine betaine by oxidizing choline to betaine aldehyde and betaine aldehyde to glycine betaine. Glycine betaine maintains cell water potential by osmotic adjustment. Plant transformed with the choline dehydrogenase gene had increased salt tolerance.EN