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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Proanthocyanidins Inhibit seed germination by maintaining a high level of abscisic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Currently we do not know how jasmonic acid addresses the abscisic acid signaling pathway, Becker says.
[15.] Yamazaki H, Nishijima T, Koshioka M and H Miura Gibberellins do not act against abscisic acid in the regulation of bulb dormancy of Allium wakegi Araki.
Zhang, "Abscisic acid and the key enzymes and genes in sucrose-to-starch conversion in rice spikelets in response to soil drying during grain filling," Planta, vol.
Kondo, "Effect of low-temperature stress on abscisic acid, jasmonates, and polyamines in apples," Plant Growth Regulation, vol.
For example, auxins, GAs, and abscisic acid (ABA) are the key regulators in tomato fruit set and early development, and parthenocarpic fruit development has been induced by the genes related to these regulators in the signal transduction pathway [8-10].
STANDARDIZATION OF A PROTOCOL FOR ABSCISIC ACID QUANTIFICATION THROUGH THE COMPETITIVE ELISA TECHNIQUE
In Arabidopsis, CDPKs are involved in abscisic acid (ABA) signaling pathway.
The abscisic acid (ABA) plays an important role in the tolerance to stresses in some plant species (Zhang et al., 2008; Khodambashi et al., 2013).
Water deficit accelerates the biosynthesis of abscisic acid (ABA) which decreases the stomatal conductance to lessen the transpirational losses.
During seed maturation, GAs concentration decreased and abscisic acid (ABA) increased (Karssen, & Lacka, 1986; Karssen, Brinkhorst-Van der Swan, Breekland, & Koornneef, 1983).