Brassinolide

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Brassinolide
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Names
IUPAC name
(3aS,5S,6R,7aR,7bS,9aS,10R,12aS,12bS)-10-[(2S,3R,4R,5S)-3,4-Dihydroxy-5,6-dimethyl-2-heptanyl]-5,6-dihydroxy-7a,9a-dimethylhexadecahydro-3H-benzo[c]indeno[5,4-e]oxepin-3-one
Other names
2,3,22,23-Tetrahydroxy-β-homo-7-oxaergostan-6-one
Identifiers
72962-43-7 N
ChEBI CHEBI:28277 YesY
ChemSpider 103072 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 115196
Properties
C28H48O6
Molar mass 480.68 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Brassinolide is a plant hormone. The first isolated brassinosteroid, it was discovered when it was shown that pollen from rapeseed (Brassica napus) could promote stem elongation and cell division.[1] The biologically active component was isolated and named brassinolide.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grove, M.D., Spencer, G.F., Rohwedder, W.K., Mandava, N., Worley, J.F., Warthen, J.D., Ste€ens, G.L., Flippen-Anderson, J.L. and Cook, J.C. (1979). "Brassins: a new family of plant hormones from rape pollen". Nature 225 (5237): 1065–66. Bibcode:1970Natur.225.1065M. doi:10.1038/2251065a0. PMID 16056912. 
  2. ^ Grove, Michael D.; Spencer, Gayland F.; Rohwedder, William K.; Mandava, Nagabhushanam; Worley, Joseph F.; Warthen, J. David; Steffens, George L.; Flippen-Anderson, Judith L.; Cook, J. Carter (1979). "Brassinolide, a plant growth-promoting steroid isolated from Brassica napus pollen". Nature 281 (5728): 216–217. Bibcode:1979Natur.281..216G. doi:10.1038/281216a0.