auxin auxin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth

Usage(s):

  • The major ones are "Auxin A," "Auxin B" and "Heteroauxin.

News

  1. Plant biology discovery furthers scientists' understanding of plant growth and development

    ( University of California - Riverside ) UC Riverside plant cell biologists have discovered an 'auxin sensing and signaling complex' localized on the plant cell surface. Discovered by Charles Darwin, auxin is a plant hormone that controls nearly every aspect of plant growth and development. About a decade ago, an auxin sensing and signaling system had been discovered in the cell's nucleus; but ...
    on March 14, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Plant Cell Biology Discovery Furthers Scientists’ Understanding of Plant Growth and Development

    UC Riverside scientists discover auxin sensing and signaling complex on plant cell surface that explains why leaf epidermal cells have jigsaw puzzle-piece shapes.
    on March 13, 2014     Source: UC Riverside

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Quotes

  • "The Auxin investigation will go down as the greatest bungle in the history of the NSW police force," Mr Brogden said.
    on Oct 14, 2004 By: John Brogden Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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