Ethylene Formation from Ethyl Moiety of Ethionine

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Science  09 Jun 1967:
Vol. 156, Issue 3780, pp. 1362-1363
DOI: 10.1126/science.156.3780.1362


In plants, ethylene is formed in the presence of light and flavin mononucleotide from ethionine and S-ethylcysteine. The ethylene is formed from the ethyl moiety of ethionine.