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Determination of the levels of abscisic acid-glucose ester in plants

Abstract

Abscisic acid-β-D-glucopyranosyl ester (ABAGE) has been measured in several plant species using 2H-labelled ABAGE as an internal standard. The effects of water stress on the levels of ABAGE and its possible physiological role are discussed. Some chemical properties of ABAGE are described.

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Abbreviations

ABA:

abscisic acid

ABAGE:

abscisic acid-β-D-glucopyranosyl ester

HPLC:

high-performance liquid chromatography

MIM:

multiple-ion monitoring

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Neill, S.J., Horgan, R. & Heald, J.K. Determination of the levels of abscisic acid-glucose ester in plants. Planta 157, 371–375 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00397410

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Key words

  • Abscisic acid-glucose ester
  • Citrus (ABA ester)
  • Persea
  • Phaseolus (ABA ester)
  • Water stress