Alanine function on plants

Published Nov 30, 2022 

1. Enhance crop photosynthesis

Chlorophyll is the main pigment for photosynthesis of crops and plays a central role in the process of converting light energy into chemical energy. In the process of chlorophyll synthesis, glutamine is converted into alanine, and then through oxidation, protoporphyrin, the precursor of chlorophyll, is generated, thus promoting leaf photosynthesis, enhancing photosynthetic efficiency, promoting the formation of photosynthetic products, and also promoting the transmission capacity of photosynthetic electrons, Improve the efficiency of photosynthetic pigments to convert light energy into chemical energy, ensure efficient photosynthesis and output more products, which is conducive to high yield of crops.

2. Promote crop stress resistance

The phenolic compounds formed by the dehydrogenation of alanine can inhibit the growth of pathogens, and after the oxidation of phenolic substances, they can promote the separation of infected cells from plants, effectively resist the infection of pathogens, and improve crop quality and yield. Alanine is a component of low temperature induced protein, which provides a material basis for the synthesis of low temperature induced protein, and improves the cold resistance of crops. Alanine can also adjust the opening and closing of stomata, which can close stomata under drought conditions, reduce the amount of water lost due to transpiration, and improve the drought resistance of crops.

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