Isolation and identification of a plant growth inhibitor from avocado

Shmuel Bittner, Shmuel Gazit, Amos Blumenfeld

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Abstract

A compound was isolated from avocado mesocarp and identified as 1-acetoxy-2,4-dihydroxy-n-heptadeca-16-ene. The new compound inhibits soybean callus growth and elongation of wheat coleoptiles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1417-1421
Number of pages5
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume10
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1971
Externally publishedYes

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