International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2013-05-01)

Plant Neurobiology, a Fascinating Perspective in the Field of Research on Plant Secondary Metabolites

  • Marcello Iriti

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 14, no. 6
pp. 10819 – 10821


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In this Editorial, I comment on the exciting and original topic of plant neurobiology, focusing on natural products whose biosynthesis is shared by animal and plant organisms, i.e., indoleamines (melatonin and serotonin) and catecholamines (dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine).