Jasmonate Synthesis and Action in Higher Plants
Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
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How to Cite
Howe, G. A. and Browse, J. 2007. Jasmonate Synthesis and Action in Higher Plants. eLS. .
- Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
Jasmonic acid and related fatty acid-derived compounds regulate a wide range of developmental and defence-related processes in higher plants. Accumulating evidence indicates that the cellular mechanism of jasmonate signalling is remarkably similar to that involved in the perception of the plant hormone auxin.
- jasmonic acid;
- plant defence;
- wound signalling;
- plant hormone signalling