methyl jasmonate


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methyl jasmonate

[‚meth·əl ′jaz·mə‚nāt]
(botany)
An enzymatic product of lipid metabolism produced via activation of lipoxygenase enzymes in most plant species when tissues are damaged or infected by pathogens; it acts as an external signal effecting communication among plants.
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C.V.: coefficient of variation; ASM: Acibenzolar-s-methyl; MeJa: methyl jasmonate. Table 2.
Lurie et al., "Reduction of chilling injury in stored avocado, grapefruit, and bell pepper by methyl jasmonate," Botany, vol.
Salt stress and drought stress increased the [beta]-carotene content by 2.5-2.7x, while for methyl jasmonate and mannitol the increase was by 1.1-1.2x (Figure 1B).
The effect of methyl jasmonate vapors on content of phenolic compounds in seedlings of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench).
Many studies used pure methyl jasmonate or a similar cis-formulation of MJ as others elements from this plant hormone's family.
Differential secretion and accumulation of terpene indole alkaloids in hairy roots of Catharanthus roseus treated with methyl jasmonate. Molecular Biotechnology.
Telef et al., "Methyl jasmonate induces defense responses in grapevine and triggers protection against Erysiphe necator" Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Methyl Jasmonate and Some of Its Synthetic Derivatives Showed Anti-Inflammatory, Antiangiogenic, and Antimetastatic Activities.
Some reports have also shown unsuccessful results using salicylic acid as an elicitor, such as tropane alkaloid production in Atropa belladonna [51] and the production of taxol in suspension cultures of Taxus chinensis which was increased more significantly by methyl jasmonate than by salicylic acid [52].
Effects of combined methyl jasmonate and ethylene-inhibitor treatments against Botrytis cinerea infecting Geraldton Waxflower.