Bruchins, Plant Mitogens from Weevils: Structural Requirements for Activity

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Bruchins are 3-hydroxypropanoate esters of long-chain α,ω-diols from pea weevils and cowpea weevils that have been shown to initiate callus formation on pea pods at extremely low application rates. Synthetic analogs have been prepared and examined to evaluate structural requirements for inducing this unusual neoplastic response. Chain length (optimum length… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1021436119421

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@article{Oliver2002BruchinsPM, title={Bruchins, Plant Mitogens from Weevils: Structural Requirements for Activity}, author={James E. Oliver and Robert P. Doss and Brian Marquez and E. David Devilbiss}, journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology}, year={2002}, volume={28}, pages={2503-2513} }