Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 12, pp 1559–1561 | Cite as

Methionine metabolism in apple tissue

  • D. P. Murr
Specialia Pimelea Simplex

Summary

A metabolic intermediate isolated from apple tissue fed either methionine or 5′-methylthioadenosine has been tentatively identified as a methionine-pyridoxal Schiff base. The formation of this compound is discussed in relation to ethylene biosynthesis.

Keywords

Ethylene Methionine Schiff Base Schiff Ethylene Biosynthesis 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Murr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Horticultural ScienceUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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