The structure and synthesis of cytokinin metabolites. II lupinic acid and o-β-d-glucopyranosylzeatin from lupinus angustifolius

Colin C. Duke, John K. MacLeod*, Roger E. Summons, David S. Letham, Charles W. Parker

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Two new metabolites of exogeneously supplied zeatin have been identified in de-rooted lupin seedlings as L-lupinic acid (2) and O-β-D-glucopyranosylzeatin (3). Their structures have been confirmed by syntheses which provide new and general methods for the preparation of these types of compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1291-1301
Number of pages11
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1978


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