Potassium aeshynomate, a leaf-opening substance of Aeshynomene indica L., containing a novel γ-amino acid

Minoru Ueda, Takahito Hiraoka, Masatake Niwa, Shosuke Yamamura

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Abstract

Potassium aeshynomate (1) was isolated as an leaf-opening substance of the nyctinastic plant, Aeshynomene indica L. Compound 1 was quite effective for the leaf-opening of A. indica at 1x10-3 M, and was found to be a new type of leaf-movement factor containing a novel γ-amino acid moiety.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6777-6780
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume40
Issue number37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Sep 10
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amino acid derivatives
  • Amino acids
  • Biologically active compounds
  • Natural products
  • Plants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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