A family of sesquiterpene lactones with a common structure consisting of two lactone moieties (one a butenolide, the other a tricyclic γ-lactone) connected by an enol-ether bridge. Phytohormones with diverse signaling activities, biosynthesised from carotenoids.
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A plant growth regulator that modulates the formation of stems, leaves and flowers, as well as the development and ripening of fruit. The term includes endogenous and non-endogenous compounds (e.g. active compounds produced by bacteria on the leaf surface) as well as semi-synthetic and fully synthetic compounds.