L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process

Known as: ascorbate biosynthesis, ascorbate biosynthetic process, L-ascorbic acid formation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of L-ascorbic acid; L-ascorbic acid ionizes to give L-ascorbate, (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Boron (B) toxicity triggers the formation of reactive oxygen species in plant tissues. However, there is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In plants, a proposed ascorbate (vitamin C) biosynthesis pathway occurs via GDP-D-mannose (GDP-D-Man), GDP-L-galactose (GDP-L-Gal… Expand
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2006
2006
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a major antioxidant and redox buffer, but is also involved in other critical processes of plants… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
l-Galactose dehydrogenase (l-GalDH), a novel enzyme that oxidizes l-Gal to l-galactono-1,4-lactone (l-GalL), has been purified… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The structure of the familiar antioxidant L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) was described in 1933 yet remarkably, its biosynthesis in… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Biosynthesis of L-ascorbate (vitamin C) occurs by different pathways in plants and mammals. Yeast contain D-erythroascorbate, a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ascorbic acid has numerous and diverse roles in plant metabolism. We have used the vtc-1 mutant of Arabidopsis, which is… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is an abundant component of plants. It reaches a concentration of over 20 mM in chloroplasts and occurs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a powerful reducing agent found in millimolar concentrations in plants, and is proposed to play an… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
By using lycorine, a specific inhibitor of ascorbate biosynthesis, it was possible to demonstrate that plant cells consume a high… Expand
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