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Keyword - Ethylene biosynthesis (KW-0266)


Protein involved in the synthesis of ethylene (C2H4), an unsaturated hydrocarbon gas mainly produced in plants. It has developmental effects as a hormone, including growth inhibition, regulation of fruit development, leaf abscission and aging.


  • Ethylene anabolism
  • Ethylene biosynthetic process
  • Ethylene formation
  • Ethylene synthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


ethylene biosynthetic process [ GO:0009693 ]


Ethylene biosynthesisBiological process
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