Characterization of a γ-radiation-induced antifungal stress metabolite in citrus peel

Ian A. Dubery, Cedric W. Holzapfel, Gert J. Kruger, Johan C. Schabort, Martie van Dyk

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Abstract

A γ-irradiation-induced stress metabolite with antifungal activity was isolated from pitted regions of γ-irradiated Citrus peel and identified as 4-(3-methyl-2-butenoxy) isonitrosoacetophenone on the basis of spectroscopic evidence and single crystal X-ray structural determination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2769-2772
Number of pages4
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume27
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Citrus
  • Rutaceae
  • antifungal activity.
  • stress metabolite
  • γ-radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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