Purine and pyrimidine biosynthesis in higher plants.

  title={Purine and pyrimidine biosynthesis in higher plants.},
  author={Ralf Boldt and Rita M. Zrenner},
  journal={Physiologia plantarum},
  volume={117 3},
Purine and pyrimidine nucleotides have important functions in a multitude of biochemical and developmental processes during the life cycle of a plant. In higher plants the processes of nucleotide metabolism are poorly understood, but it is in principle accepted that nucleotides are essential constituents of fundamental biological functions. Despite of its significance, higher plant nucleotide metabolism has been poorly explored during the last 10-20 years (Suzuki and Takahashi 1977, Schubert… CONTINUE READING