Acylhomoserinlactones – the latest regulators of stress resistance and yield of agricultural crops


  • Lidiia Babenko M.G.Kholodny Institute of Botany NAS Ukraine
  • Iryna Kosakivska M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany NAS Ukraine
  • Lesia Voitenko M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany NAS Ukraine
  • Kateryna Romanenko M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany NAS Ukraine



acyl homoserine lactones, AHL priming, phytostimulators, phytomodulators, agricultural crops


Acyl homoserine lactones (AHL) are a class of mediator molecules of bacterial origin involved in the remote transduction of signals between bacteria-colonizers of the phytosphere, as well as between bacteria and plants.


Babenko L.M., Romanenko К.О., Iungin O.S., Kosakivska I.V. Acyl homoserine lactones for crop production and stress tolerance of agricultural plants // Sel'skokhozyaistvennaya biologiya. - 2021. - Vol. 56(1). - P.3-19.

Kosakivska I.V., Babenko L.M., Romanenko K.О., Futorna O.A. Effects of exogenous bacterial quorum sensing signal molecule (messenger) N-hexanoylL-homoserine lactone (C6-HSL) on morphological and physiological responses of winter wheat under simulated acid rain // Dopov Nac akad nauk Ukr. — 2020. — №8. — P.92–100.

Moshynets O.V., Babenko L.M., Rogalsky S.P., Iungin O.S., Foster J., Kosakivska I.V., Potters G., Spiers A.J. Priming winter wheat seeds with the bacterial quorum sensing signal N-hexanoyl-L-homoserine lactone (C6-HSL) shows potential to improve plant growth and seed yield // PLoS ONE. — 2019. — Vol. 14(2). — e0209460.