cytokinin


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Related to cytokinin: abscisic acid, Gibberellins
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any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves

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This fact can be explained by the presence of hormones in seeds, mainly cytokinins and gibberellins, which aid in cell division and expansion, and in the mobilization of nutrients (JACKSON, 2003).
The expression of agmatine coumaroyl transferase gene (T1-64213, Figure 2k) and cytokinin dehydrogenase gene (T3-50471, Figure 2l) were unstable.
Combinations of cytokinin (BAP and TDZ) and auxin (IAA and NAA) were used in this study.
These leaf extracts are also source of many plant growth regulators including zeatin, a cytokinin, vitamins and several mineral elements (Yasmeen et al.
When used alone, the cytokinin has also been effective for the cultivation of other forest species such as Cedrela fissilis (NUNES et al.
These isolates were further tested for their production of phytohormone GA, IAA and cytokinin following standard procedure.
45-49) Importantly, this process is tightly coupled with the local biosynthesis and functioning of two plant hormones, auxin and cytokinin.
Zhang and Ervin (2008) also observed long roots in creeping bent grass under heat stress when seaweed extract was applied and also noted that internal cytokinin contents enhanced by this foliar application.
Kinetin (N6-furfuryladenine or 6-furfurylaminopurine) is a plant cytokinin or phytohormone that promotes cell division, delays senescence in plants, and is reputed to aid in the restoration of skin barrier function and, possibly, in reducing the signs and symptoms of rosacea (Clin.
2012) Integrated systems view on networking by hormones in arabidopsis immunity reveals multiple crosstalk for cytokinin, Plant Cell, 24, 1793-1814.
2004; Hazarika, 2006) and the successive subcultures of the explants in a culture medium with cytokinin (Vieitez et al.