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What does MJ stand for?

MJ stands for Methyl Jasmonate

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However, Farmer & Ryan (1990) described at least one mechanism in which jasmonic acid undergoes methylation to form the more volatile compound, methyl jasmonate which is emitted as a gas from damaged plant tissue and travels through the air to warn neighboring plants of pending danger.
Clipping sagebrush bushes led to a 10-fold rise in the airborne concentration of methyl jasmonate, a volatile compound that in the lab prompts tobacco to churn out compounds that sabotage insect metabolism.
In flight tunnel experiments, scientists showed that the wasps would fly toward tubes emitting cyclohexanol, TNT, vanilla and methyl jasmonate at rates of 0.
20), biochemists describe lab experiments showing that a volatile, plant-produced oil called methyl jasmonate -- a common perfume ingredient -- can spread through the air to induce nearby tomato, tobacco and alfalfa plants to manufacture insect-thwarting compounds called proteinase inhibitors.