Indoleacetaldehyde Reductase of Cucumis sativus L: KINETIC PROPERTIES AND ROLE IN AUXIN BIOSYNTHESIS.

Abstract

Indoleacetaldehyde reductase catalyzes the conversion of indoleacetaldehyde to indole ethanol in extracts of Cucumis sativus L., with reduced pyridine nucleotide required as co-substrate. NADH and NADPH result in markedly different enzyme behavior, as reflected in reaction kinetics and in responses to inhibitors and activators. It is not yet clear whether… (More)

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