<plant biology> A group of plant growth substances (often called phytohormones or plant hormones), the most common example being indole acetic acid (IAA), responsible for raising the pH around cells, making the cell wall less rigid and allowing elongation. ... Auxins include indoleacetic acid,...
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noun a plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth
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any of a group of hormones that regulate plant growth, particularly by stimulating cell elongation in stems and inhibiting it in roots. For example, ... [12 related articles]
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Any of a group of hormones that regulates plant growth. Auxins especially stimulate cell elongation in stems and inhibitition in roots. They also control abscission and the plant's responses to light (see phototropism) and gravity (see gravitropism). Natural auxins are derivatives of indole. Synthet...
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auxin (ôk'sin) , plant hormone that regulates the amount, type, and direction of plant growth. Auxins include both naturally occurring substances and related synthetic compounds that have similar effects. Auxins are found in all members of the plant kingdom. They are most abundantly produc...
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Auxin is a hormone that promotes stem and root growth in plants. Auxins influence many aspects of plant growth and development, including cell enlargement, inhibition of development of axillary buds, tropisms, and the initiation of roots. Synthetic auxins are used in rooting powders for cuttings, an...
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Plant hormone that regulates stem and root growth in plants. Auxins influence many aspects of plant growth and development, including cell enlargement, inhibition of development of axillary buds, tropisms, and the initiation of roots. Auxin affects cell division mainly at the tip, because it is here...
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A natural plant hormone or synthetic substance that affects the growth and development of all plant parts, auxins govern many biological processes in plants such as cell enlargement and division, differentiation of vascular tissue, apical dominance, root initiation and signaling.
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1) Growth regulator 2) Phytohormone 3) Plant hormone 4) Port term on many stereos
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Auxin binding protein
In molecular biology, the auxin binding protein family is a family of proteins which bind auxin. They are located in the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). The primary structure of these proteins contains an N-terminal hydrophobic leader sequence of 30-40 amino acids, which could represent a ...
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