Concise synthesis of the plant growth regulator theobroxide

Hirokazu Arimoto, Toshihisa Shimano, Daisuke Uemura

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A plant growth regulator, theobroxide, which produces potato tubers under noninduced long-day conditions, was synthesized in four steps from dihydrotoluene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3863-3866
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2005 May 18


  • Plant growth regulator
  • Practical synthesis
  • Theobroxide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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