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Labeling of major plant lipids and jasmonic acid using [1-(14C)] lauric acid.
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PMID:  15464155     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A medium chain length fatty acid, [1-(14C)] lauric acid (12:0) was administered to the detached leaves of Artemisia and was incorporated into major lipids, including phospholipids and galactolipids. [1-(14C)]12:0 was elongated and desaturated into linolenic acid (18:3). In detached leaves of both Artemisia and Arabidopsis thaliana ecotype Columbia, radioactivity from [14C]18:3 was incorporated into jasmonic acid (JA) and methyl jasmonate (MJ). Higher amounts of [14C]JA were measured in Artemisia than Arabidopsis leaves. In Artemisia, [14C]JA was actively metabolized into [14C]MJ. Extracts prepared from the leaves of Artemisia, exhibited higher in vitro JA methyltransferase activity than those from Arabidopsis.
Meshack M Afitlhile; Hirotada Fukushige; David Hildebrand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Phytochemistry     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0031-9422     ISO Abbreviation:  Phytochemistry     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-06     Completed Date:  2005-01-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151434     Medline TA:  Phytochemistry     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2679-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Agronomy, University of Kentucky, 403 Plant Science Building, 1405 Veterans Drive, Lexington, KY 40546-0312, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arabidopsis / metabolism*
Artemisia / metabolism*
Carbon Radioisotopes
Cyclopentanes / metabolism*
Lauric Acids / metabolism*
Lipid Metabolism*
Lipids / chemistry
Methyl Ethers / chemistry,  metabolism
Molecular Structure
Plant Leaves / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carbon Radioisotopes; 0/Cyclopentanes; 0/Lauric Acids; 0/Lipids; 0/Methyl Ethers; 0/Oxylipins; 143-07-7/lauric acid; 6894-38-8/jasmonic acid

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