A growth inhibitor, R-(-)-3-hydroxy-β-ionone, from lightgrown shoots of a dwarf cultivar of Phaseolus vulgaris

Hisashi Kato-noguchi, Seiji Kosemura, Shosuke Yamamura, Koji Hasegawa

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Abstract

A growth inhibitor which might be involved in light-induced growth inhibition of bean hypocotyl was isolated from light-grown dwarf bean shoots (Phaseolus vulgaris cv Morocco) and its structure was determined by spectral data as R-(-)-3-hydroxy-β-ionone. It inhibited the growth of hypocotyls of lettuce seedlings and hypocotyl segments of dwarf bean seedlings at concentrations greater than 0.03 μM, and its inhibitory activity was higher than ABA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-555
Number of pages3
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jun 18

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Keywords

  • Leguminosae
  • Phaseolus vulgaris
  • R-(-)-3-hydroxy-β-ionone
  • dwarf bean
  • growth inhibitor.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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