Definition of Auxins

1. Noun. (plural of auxin) ¹



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Definition of Auxins

1. auxin [n] - See also: auxin

Medical Definition of Auxins

1. Organic compounds found in plant sprouts. They promote tissue growth through cell elongation rather than multiplication. (12 Dec 1998)

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auxins (current term)
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Literary usage of Auxins

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1. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The present studies were conducted to investigate the effects of exogenous auxins on the expression of LOX isozymes and LOX activities in cultured cotyledon ..."

2. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"This induction takes slightly more than 2 hours to complete and can be elicited by natural as well as synthetic auxins. The auxin binding sites thus ..."

3. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products: Bibliography January 1990 by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"The amount of time between DNA delivery and treatment of cotyledons with auxins and cytokinins strongly affected GUS expression. ..."

4. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"The gene 2 product converts the auxin precursor indole-3-acetamide and its analogue 1-naphthalene acetamide into the active auxins indole-3-acetic acid and ..."

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