Abscisic Acid Biosynthesis

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neoxanthin biosynthesis
violaxanthin biosynthesis
EC 1.1.1.288 xanthoxin oxidase (mechanism)
EC 1.2.3.14 abscisic aldehyde oxidase
EC 1.13.11.51 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid 11,12-dioxygenase
EC 1.14.13.93 see EC 1.14.14.137
EC 1.14.14.137 (+)-abscisic acid 8'-hydroxylase
EC 2.4.1.263 abscisate β-glucosyltransferase
EC 3.2.1.175 β-D-glucopyranosyl abscisate β-glucosidase