Early Work*


   J. W. Mitchell & M. R. Whitehead, Responses of vegetative parts of plants following application of extract of pollen from Zea mays, Botanical Gazette 102: 770-790, 1941.

   J. W. Mitchell, D. P. Skraggs & W. P. Anderson, Plant growth stimulating hormones in immature bean seeds, Science 114: 159-161, 1951.

   S. Marumo, H. Hattori, Y. Nanoyama & K. Munakata, The presence of novel plant growth regulators in leaves of Distylium racemosum Sieb et Zucc., Agricultural and Biological Chemistry 32: 528-529, 1968.

   J. W. Mitchell, N. B. Mandava, J. F. Worley, J. R. Plimmer & M. V. Smith, Brassins - a new family of plant hormones from rape pollen, Nature 225: 1065-1066, 1970.

   N. B. Mandava & J. W. Mitchell, New plant hormones, Indian Agriculture 15: 19-31, 1971.

   J. F. Worley & J. W. Mitchell, Growth responses induced by brassins (fatty plant hormones) in bean plants, Journal of the American Society of Horticultural Science 96: 270-273, 1971.

   N. B. Mandava & J. W. Mitchell, Structural elucidation of brassins, Chemistry and Industry 930-932, 1972.

   J. W. Mitchell & L. E. Gregory, Enhancement of overall growth, a new response to brassins, Nature New Biology 239: 253-254, 1972.

   D. T. Krizek & J. F. Worley, The influence of light intensity on the internodal response of intact bean plants to brassins, Botanical Gazette 134(2): 147-150, 1973.

   N. B. Mandava, B. A. Sidwell, J. W. Mitchell & J. F. Worley, Production of brassins from rape pollen: a convenient preparative method, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Products and Research Developments 12: 138-139, 1973.

   B. V. Milborrow & R. J. Price, The brassins, Nature 243: 46, 1973.

   G. R. Chandra, N. B. Mandava, & J. D. Warthen, Jr., Uridine diphosphateglucose: fatty acid glucosyl transferase activity of rape (Brassica napus L.) anther tissue, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 526: 387-397, 1978.

   M. D. Grove, G. F. Spencer, P. E. Pfeffer, N. B. Mandava, J. D. Warthen & J. F. Worley, 6-b-Glucopyranosyl fatty acid esters from Brassica napus pollen, Phytochemistry 17: 1187-1189, 1978.

   N. B. Mandava, M. Kozempel, J. F. Worley, D. Mathees, J. D. Warthen Jr., M. Jacobson, G. L. Steffens, H. Kenney & M. D. Grove, Isolation of brassins by extraction of rape (Brassica napus) pollen, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Chemistry Products and Research Developments 17(4): 351-354, 1978.

   J. N. Bemiller, G. L.-Y Leung & J. E. Yopp, Synthesis and growth regultor activity of fatty acyl derivatives of D-glucose and D-galactose, Phytochemistry (Oxford) 18(8): 1283-1288, 1979.

   J. H. Yopp, G. C. Colclasure & N. B. Mandava, Effect of brassin-complex on auxin and gibberellin mediated effects in the morphogenesis of the etiolated bean hypocotyl, Physiologia Plantarum 46: 247-254, 1979.