Pii: S0040-4039(01)95460-7

The oxidation of bilindiones has long been used as an analytical tool 1) 293) , but the primary steps of these reactions have been investigated only recently . They became in particular interesting 4) with the proposal, that the conversion of the P lant photomorphogenetic pigment phytochrome from Pr to Pfr may involve oxidativ events 516 . The formal… CONTINUE READING