Brassinolide

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Brassinolide
Brassinolide.png
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 model Interactive image
PubChem 115196
Properties
C28H48O6
Molar mass 480.69 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are 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. ^ Mitchell JW, Mandava N, Worley JF, Plimmer JR, Smith MV (1970). "Brassins--a new family of plant hormones from rape pollen". Nature. 225 (5237): 1065–6. 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.