Nicotianamine, the ‘normalizing factor’ for the auxotroph tomato mutantChloronerva; a representative of a new class of plant effectors

Abstract

The article surveys our knowledge of the ‘normalizing factor’, gained from its discovery a quarter of a century ago up to the present time, under the following headings: Discovery; Physiological properties; Isolation and characterization; Structure determination (Identity of the ‘normalizing factor’ with nicotianamine); Chemical properties; Analysis; Synthesis; Occurrence and physiological role; Related compounds; Prospects.

DOI: 10.1007/BF01951961

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@article{Prochzka2005NicotianamineT, title={Nicotianamine, the ‘normalizing factor’ for the auxotroph tomato mutantChloronerva; a representative of a new class of plant effectors}, author={Ž. Proch{\'a}zka and Gregor Scholz}, journal={Experientia}, year={2005}, volume={40}, pages={794-801} }