Endogenous factors involved in the regulation of movement and "memory" in plants

  title={Endogenous factors involved in the regulation of movement and "memory" in plants},
  author={Minoru Ueda and Yoko Nakamura and Masahiro Okada},
  journal={Pure and Applied Chemistry},
  pages={519 - 527}
Abstract The bioorganic basis of plant movement in two plant systems is described in this article: the circadian rhythmic leaf movement known as nyctinasty and trap movement in the Venus flytrap. The bioactive substances responsible for plant movement, the chemical mechanism of the rhythm, and studies on the key protein controlling nyctinasty are presented. The nyctinastic leaf movement is induced by a pair of leaf-movement factors, and one of each pair is a glucoside. There are two key… 

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