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