Biosynthesis and metabolism of abscisic acid and related compounds

Takayuki Oritani, Hiromasa Kiyota

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This review describes research on the chemistry (biosynthesis, metabolism and synthetic analogs) of a plant hormone, abscisic acid (ABA), covering 1970 to 2002 with 123 references.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)414-425
Number of pages12
JournalNatural Product Reports
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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