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A synthetic cytokinin that promotes cell division in plants and is used in some cosmetics.


(Biochemistry) a plant hormone that promotes cell division, used in many skin products for its supposed anti-ageing properties.


(ˈkaɪ nɪ tɪn)

a synthetic cytokinin, C10H9ON5, that retards senescence in plants.
[1955; kinet(ic) + -in1]
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Kinetin (KN) is phyto-plant growth regulator involved in different developmental processes.
A UCSF team led by Shokat, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, used the chemical, called kinetin, to increase mutant PINK1 enzyme activity in nerve cells to near normal levels.
Higher concentrations of exogenous kinetin reduced gametophyte size (area), disrupted correlations observed in the control between rates of apical notch formation and thallus widening, increased the proportions of asexuals and males, decreased the proportion of females in the population, and correspondingly increased male reproductive effort (antheridia per unit thallus area) and decreased female reproductive effort (archegonia per unit thallus area) compared to the control.
15% Kinetin to improve skin elasticity and tone, tighten, and restructure for a more lifted look.
2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), anaphthalene 3-acetic acid (NAA), indole 3-acetic acid (IAA), 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP), and kinetin were used in different concentrations or combinations as plant growth regulators (table 1).
Revenues in the first quarter of 2008 included US$30,000 in product sales of Kinetin raw material and formulated products.
8] formulations also contain several antioxidants in-cluding kinetin, vitamin E and green tea extract.
Research: Kinetin is a synthetic cytokinin plant growth hormone that has been shown in vitro to delay the onset and decrease the extent of skin aging (13,14).
Contains Contra-X fortified with Kinetin - two new weapons in the fight against ageing - which are supposed to "ease" the signals your nerves send to your facial muscles which causes them to contract and give those pesky expression lines.
Senetek's patented compound Kinetin is a naturally occurring cytokinin that has proven effective in improving the appearance of aging skin with virtually none of the side effects associated with acid-based active ingredients.
All products contain Kinetin, a natural antioxidant, and the Gentle Cleanser (pounds 22) includes algae extract to firm your complexion.
Explants were cultured on: MS salts with sucrose, inositol, NAA, kinetin and thiamine HCl; MS Minimal Organics with pyridoxine, nicotinic acid, sucrose, IAA and BA; or MS Medium with inositol, NAA and kinetin.