Eric E. Conn

Eric Conn

Position Title
(In Memoriam) Professor Emeritus

  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences

Research Interests

Intermediary metabolism of secondary (natural) plant products, especially cyanogenic glycosides and phenylpropanoid compounds.


  • 1944 BA Chemistry University of Colorado
  • 1950 PhD Biochemistry University of Chicago


Conn EE. 1994. Cyanogenesis-A Personal Perspective. Acta Horticulturae. 375:1-13

Conn EE. 1993. Beta-glycosidases in plants: substrate specificity. In: Beta-Glucosidases: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society Symposium Series, Number 533:15-26

Conn EE. 1991. Metabolism of a natural product: lessons learned from cyanogenic glycosides. Planta Medica. 57 Supplement 1:S1-S9