New volatile and water-soluble ethylene antagonists

New volatile and water-soluble ethylene antagonists Twenty cyclopropenes were prepared and their anti-ethylene activity was evaluated in the fruit ripening and plant senescence bioassays. The treatment of banana fruits with developed antagonists led to delay of fruit ripening. Some antagonists were capable to extend exhibition life of cut mini carnation flowers as well as delay senescence of bean leaves. The potency of ethylene antagonists declined with increase in molecular weight and reduction in their solubility in water, irrespective of bioassay used. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Plant Physiology Springer Journals

New volatile and water-soluble ethylene antagonists

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Publisher
Nauka/Interperiodica
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Plant Sciences; Plant Physiology
ISSN
1021-4437
eISSN
1608-3407
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1021443706040145
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Abstract

Twenty cyclopropenes were prepared and their anti-ethylene activity was evaluated in the fruit ripening and plant senescence bioassays. The treatment of banana fruits with developed antagonists led to delay of fruit ripening. Some antagonists were capable to extend exhibition life of cut mini carnation flowers as well as delay senescence of bean leaves. The potency of ethylene antagonists declined with increase in molecular weight and reduction in their solubility in water, irrespective of bioassay used.

Journal

Russian Journal of Plant PhysiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 7, 2006

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