cytokinin


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cytokinin

[¦sīd·ō′kī·nən]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of plant hormones which elicit certain plant growth and development responses, especially by promoting cell division.
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As cytokinins are considered to be regulators of leaf senescence (Davies, 2007), therefore, we hypothesized that with rich in zeatin type of cytokinin and other regulators (Rady et al.
The role of sucrose and different cytokinins in the in vitro floral morphogenesis of rose (hybrid tea) cv.
The cytokinin (benzyl adenine) concentration in 25 ml culture filtrate was highest in the JERR1 (5.
2014) A bHLH complex activates vascular cell division via cytokinin action in root apical meristem.
This increase in fresh and dry weight of root may be due to the presence of cytokinin, polyamine and betains in moringa and seaweed that increased the root dry matter by saving root from desiccation and promoting rooting.
These explants were inoculated on MS medium supplemented with growth regulators: two auxins, 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 4-amino 3,5,6 trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic (picloram), and two cytokinins, kinetin (KIN) and 6-benzyl amino purine (BAP).
In 1955, it became the first cytokinin isolated from DNA (from herring sperm) as an artifactual rearrangement product of the autoclaving process (J.
According to the literature, BA is the most commonly used cytokinin in micropropagation of teak, alone or combined with kinetin or auxin (Monteuuis et al.
It was intended to examine the synergistic effects of cytokinins and auxin-cytokinin combinations (details in result section) for rapid increase of multiple shoots.
Several areas of Marshallia evolutionary biology are being examined, including an analysis of Cytokinin Response Factor (CRF) genes--a family of genes whose transcription is up-regulated by the induction of cytokinin.