abscisic acid
noun Etymology: abscision (variant of abscission) + -ic Date: 1968 a plant hormone C15H20O4 that is a sesquiterpene widespread in nature and that typically promotes leaf abscission and dormancy and has an inhibitory effect on cell elongation

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  • Abscisic acid — Systematic name (2Z,4E) 5 [(1S) 1 hydroxy 2,6,6 trimethyl 4 oxocyclohex 2 en 1 yl] 3 methylpenta 2,4 dienoic acid …   Wikipedia

  • abscisic acid — [ab sis′ik, absiz′ik] n. an organic acid, C15H20O4, which acts as a growth regulator causing dormancy and abscission of leaves and fruit: sometimes called abscisin [ab sis′in, absiz′in] …   English World dictionary

  • abscisic acid — abscisic acid. См. абсцизовая кислота. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • abscisic acid — abscizo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Izoprenoidinis fitohormonas. formulė (CH₃)₃(O=)C₆H₃(OH)CH=CHC(CH₃)=CHCOOH atitikmenys: angl. abscisic acid; dormin rus. абсцизиновая кислота; дормин ryšiai: sinonimas – dorminas sinonimas – (S) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • abscisic acid — A growth inhibiting plant hormone found in vascular plants. Originally believed to be important in abscission (leaf fall), now known to be involved in a number of growth and developmental processes in plants, including, in some circumstances,… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • abscisic acid — /ab sis ik, siz /, Biochem. a growth regulating plant hormone, C15H20O4, that promotes dormancy and the aging and abscission of leaves. [ABSCIS(SION) + IC, on the model of the earlier name abscisin (see IN2), coined in 1961] * * * …   Universalium

  • abscisic acid — noun A terpenoid plant hormone that inhibits seed germination; once thought to be important in abscission …   Wiktionary

  • abscisic acid — [ab sɪsɪk] noun Biochemistry a plant hormone which promotes leaf detachment, induces seed and bud dormancy, and inhibits germination. Origin 1960s: from abscission …   English new terms dictionary

  • abscisic acid — A phytohormone implicated in the control of many plant responses to abiotic stress, such as extent of stomatal opening under water deficit (i.e. drought) conditions …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • abscisic acid — n. a plant hormone which promotes leaf detachment and bud dormancy and inhibits germination. Etymology: L abscis past part. stem of abscindere (as AB , scindere to cut) …   Useful english dictionary

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