Abscisic Acid Biosynthesis

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neoxanthin biosynthesis
violaxanthin biosynthesis
EC xanthoxin oxidase (mechanism)
EC abscisic aldehyde oxidase
EC 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid 11,12-dioxygenase
EC (+)-abscisic acid 8'-hydroxylase
EC abscisate β-glucosyltransferase
EC β-D-glucopyranosyl abscisate β-glucosidase