Release of gramine from the surface of barley leaves

Hideya Yoshida, Hisaaki Tsumuki, Katsuo Kanehisa, Luis J. Corcuera

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    Gramine, an indole protoalkaloid found in barley leaves, is toxic to mammals, insects and plants. A time course experiment, in which barley leaves were dipped into 0.1 M hydrogen chloride-ethanol (7:3 v/v) for 1-60 sec, suggested that some gramine was on.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1011-1013
    Number of pages3
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 1993


    • Gramineae
    • Hordeum
    • Phalaris
    • acid rain
    • allelopathy.
    • aphids
    • indole alkaloid

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Molecular Biology
    • Plant Science
    • Horticulture


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