Estimated number of metabolites

Range ~8,000 Metabolites
Organism Thale cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Reference Pichersky E, Lewinsohn E. Convergent evolution in plant specialized metabolism. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2011 Jun62: 549-66. p.550 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21275647
Method See paper for exact estimation method
Comments For 1,750 to 3,500 (including intermediates) specialized metabolites in Arabidopsis see same paper p.551 left column bottom paragraph
Entered by Uri M
ID 107371