Horace G. Cutler, Gunter Adam, and Takao Yokota
 

Brassinosteroids: Chemistry, Bioactivity, and Applications

American Chemical Society, 1991

ISBN 0-8412-2126-X

 

Contents:

 

1. G. L. Steffens, U.S. Department of Agriculture Brassins Project: 1970-1980

2-17

2. H. Abe & S. Marumo, Brassinosteroids in leaves of Distylium racemosum Sieb. et Zucc.: The beginning of brassinosteroid research in Japan

18-24

3. S.-K. Kim, Natural occurrences of brassinosteroids

26-35

4. T. C. McMorris, J. R. Donaubauer, M. H. Silveira & T. F. Molinsky, Synthesis of brassinolide

36-42

5. V. A. Khripach, V. N. Zhabinskii & R. P. Litnovskaya, Synthesis and some practical aspects of brassinosteroids

43-55

6. L. Kohout, M. Strnad & M. Kaminek, Types of brassinosteroids and their bioassays

56-73

7. G. Adam, V. Marquardt, H. M. Vorbrodt, C. Hörhold, W. Andreas & J. Gartz, Aspects of synthesis and bioactivity of brassinosteroids

74-85

8. T. Yokota, Y. Ogino, N. Takahashi, H. Saimoto, S. Fujioka & A. Sakurai, Metabolism and biosynthesis of brassinosteroids

86-96

9. A. Sakurai, S. Fujioka & H. Saimoto, Production of brassinosteroids in plant-cell cultures

97-106

10. S. Takatsuto, Microanalysis of naturally occuring brassinosteroids

107-120

11. S. D. Clouse & D. Zurek, Molecular analysis of brassinolide action in plant growth and development

122-140

12. O. N. Kulaeva, E. A. Burkhanova, A. B. Fedina, V. A. Khokhova, G. A. Bokebayeva, H. M. Vorbrodt & G. Adam, Effect of brassinosteroids on protein synthesis and plant-cell ultrastructure under stress conditions

141-155

13. J. M. Sasse, The case of brassinosteroids as endogenous plant hormones

158-166

14. I. Dahse, U. Petzold, C. M. Willmer & E. Grimm, Brassinosteroid-induced changes of plasmalemma energization and transport and of assimilate uptake by plant tissues

167-175

15. T. J. Bach, P. S. Roth & M. J. Thompson, Brassinosteroids specifically inhibit growth of tobacco tumor cells

176-188

16. D. Bellincampi & G. Morpurgo, Stimulation of growth induced by brassinosteroid and conditioning factors in plant-cell cultures

189-199

17. H. Abe, Rice-lamina inclination, endogenous levels in plant tissues and accumulation during pollen development of brassinosteroids

200-207

18. G. Schilling, C. Schiller & S. Otto, Influence of brassinosteroids on organ relations and enzyme activities of sugar-beet plants

208-219

19. R.-y. He, G.-j. Wang & X.-s. Wang, Effects of brassinolide on growth and chilling resistance of maize seedlings

220-230

20. J. G. Roddick & M. Guan, Brassinosteroids and root development

231-245

21. M. Katsumi, Physiological modes of brassinolide action in cucumber hypocotyl growth

246-254

22. J. M. Sasse, Brassinolide-induced elongation

255-264

23. K. Richter & J. Koolman, Antiecdysteroid effects of brassinosteroids in insects

265-278

24. N. Ikekawa & Y.-j. Zhao, Application of 24-epibrassinolide in agriculture

280-291

25. Y. Kamuro & S. Takatsuto, Capability for and problems of practical uses of brassinosteroids

292-297

26. Y. Takeuchi, A. D. Worsham & A. E. Awad, Effects of brassinolide on conditioning and germination of witchweed (Striga asiatica) seeds

298-305

27. S. Fujii, K. Hirai & H. Saka, Growth-regulating action of brassinolide in rice plants

306-311

28. S. Kuraishi, N. Sakurai, J.-S. Eun & K. Sugiyama, Effect of brassinolide on levels of indoleacetic acid and abscisic acid in squash hypocotyls: possible application for preventing fruit abortion

312-319

29. N. B. Mandava, Brassinosteroids: U.S. Department of Agriculture contributions and Environmental Protection Agency registration requirements

320-332

30. H. G. Cutler, Brassinosteroids through the looking glass: an appraisal

334-345