The chemistry behind redox regulation with a focus on sulphur redox systems.

@article{Jacob2008TheCB,
  title={The chemistry behind redox regulation with a focus on sulphur redox systems.},
  author={C. Jacob and A. Anwar},
  journal={Physiologia plantarum},
  year={2008},
  volume={133 3},
  pages={
          469-80
        }
}
Sulphur metabolism in plants provides a wealth of natural products, including several chemically unusual substances, such as thiosulphinates, polysulphides and isothiocyanates. Many of these reactive sulphur species (RSS) exhibit a distinct redox behaviour in vitro, which translates into a rather interesting biological activity in vivo, such as antibiotic, fungicidal, pesticidal or anticancer activity. While the molecular basis for such activity has long remained obscure, research into sulphur… Expand
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