Type Substrate

Tree Display

AceDB Schema

XML Display


Type_substrate Report for: Non-canonical strigolactone

Name Class
Non-canonical strigolactoneSubstrate (5)
CommentStrigolactones (SL) are a group of carotenoid-derived plant hormones or phytohormones produced by a plant's roots. Synthetic analogues have been produced. SLs play a role in the regulation of several aspects of plant growth and development and responses to biotic and abiotic stress. When released by roots, SLs also enhance the growth and metabolism of beneficial symbiotic fungi favoring the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Profluorescent probes have been designed: commercially available fluorescein derivatives, Yoshimulactone Green (YLG) and also DiFMU, Coumarin, Scopoletin, Resorufin, derivatives. The parasite Striga hermonthica is causing severe yield losses of cereals in sub-Saharan Africa. The germination of Striga seeds relies on host-released strigolactones (SLs) signaling molecules. SL analogs are developped as 'suicidal germination agents'(The induction of Striga seeds germination in the absence of the host leads to the death of germinating parasite). (see other entries Strigolactone)

Send your questions or comments to :
Mail to: Nicolas Lenfant, Thierry Hotelier, Yves Bourne, Pascale Marchot and Arnaud Chatonnet.
Please cite: Lenfant 2013 Nucleic.Acids.Res. or Marchot Chatonnet 2012 Prot.Pept Lett.
For technical information about these pages see:
ESTHER Home Page and ACEDB Home Page
AcePerl Lincoln Stein Home Page

Acknowledgements and disclaimer