Synthesis and biological evaluation of A-ring analogs of the natural germination stimulant strigol

@inproceedings{Mangnus2010SynthesisAB,
  title={Synthesis and biological evaluation of A-ring analogs of the natural germination stimulant strigol},
  author={Eduardus Maria Mangnus and Binne Zwanenburg},
  year={2010}
}
An A-ring-derived analog of the natural germination stimulant, Strigol (1), has been prepared from citral in an unambiguous manner. This analog, 2, a γ-hydroxy aldehyde for which a high stimulant activity was claimed in the literature, has been re-evaluated as a germination stimulant for seeds of parasitic weeds and was found to be inactive. It was also shown that analog 2 is rather stable in aqueous solution, in contrast to other reports. In addition, some related A- and AB-ring-derived… CONTINUE READING

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