abscisic acid


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abscisic acid

[ab′sis·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C16H20O4 A plant hormone produced by fruits and leaves that promotes abscission and dormancy and retards vegetative growth. Abbreviated ABA. Formerly known as abscisin.
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ICKI, a cyclin-dependent protein kinase inhibitor from Arabidopsis thaliana interacts with both Cdc2a and CycD3, and its expression is induced by abscisic acid.
From this and previous research, it's clear that abscisic acid could yield a novel new way to combat inflammatory disease, both in the gut and the respiratory tract.
Because of the liability of ABA, coupled with the high cost of producing synthetic compounds, abscisic acid is not a practical growth regulator.
One idea for how abscisic acid reduces inflammation in these instances is that it binds to a special region of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma, a binding site known as the ligand-binding domain where the drug would be expected to latch on to and exert its effect.
Abscisic acid is a naturally-occurring plant growth regulator and has long been identified with the regulation of important processes in plants including responses to environmental stress conditions (such as drought, cold, salinity and heat), dormancy, maturation, organ abscission and plant growth.
19] stated that grain-setting process was determined by the photosynthesis of leaves and the amount of sugars, starch, abscisic acid and cytokinin and that water deficiency five days before pollination as well as at initial stages of pollination resulted in the loss of grain setting at terminal parts of the cab.
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A plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) works at the molecular level to help plants respond to environmental stresses such as drought and cold.
Ricardo Menendez, global business manager for Valent BioSciences, the agreement involves abscisic acid (ABA), one of the five classes of plant growth regulators naturally present in plants.
its released phenolic allelochemicals, and abscisic acid in seedling growth and seed germination of lettuce.
This represents the first registration of abscisic acid (S-ABA), a new active ingredient, which has numerous potential crop quality and stress management applications.
Regulation of embryo dormancyby manipulation of abscisic acid in kernels and associated cob tissue of Zea mays L.