heteroauxin


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heteroauxin

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈɔːksɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a type of growth hormone found in plants
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in′dole•a•ce′tic ac′id

(ˈɪn doʊl əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, ˌɪn-)
n.
a plant hormone, C10H9NO2, that promotes growth and root formation.
[1885–90]
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For the growth regulatory properties evaluation the action of aqueous emulsions (25 mg/L and 50 mg/L) of synthesized compounds on the germination, growth, and survivability of seeds and seedlings of dicotyledonous bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) was studied and compared with that of heteroauxin (IAA).
Some studies indicated that orchid mycorrhizal fungi couid secrete gibberellins ([GA.sub.3]), heteroauxin (IAA), dormin (ABA), zeatin (ZT) and zeatin riboside (ZR).
Kogel and coworkers in 1934 purified heteroauxin (other auxin) from human urine; today, heteroauxin is known to be IAA.