noun Etymology: New Latin Gibberella fujikoroi, fungus from which it was first isolated Date: 1939 any of several growth-regulating plant hormones that promote cell elongation and activity of the cambium, induce parthenocarpy, and stimulate synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins

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  • gibberellin — n. (Chem.), Any of a number plant growth hormones, the first of which was isolated in 1938 from the fungus {Gibberella fujikuroi}; more than 60 related gibberelins are known. The most important is {gibberellin A3}, also called {gibberellic acid} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibberellin — gibberellin. См. гиббереллин. (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.

  • gibberellin — [jib΄ər el′in] n. [< ModL Gibberella (dim. of L gibber, hump on the back < gibbus: see GIB1) + IN1] one of a group of organic compounds, secreted by an ascomycetous fungus (Gibberella fujikuroi), which behave like plant hormones in… …   English World dictionary

  • Gibberellin — Gibberellins (GAs) are plant hormones that regulate growth and influence various developmental processes, including stem elongation , germination, dormancy, flowering, sex expression, enzyme induction and leaf and fruit senescence.… …   Wikipedia

  • Gibberellin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Gibberellinsäure Andere Namen Gibberellin A3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gibberellin — /jib euh rel in/, n. Biochem. any of a class of growth hormones occurring in fungi and plants. [1935 40; < NL Gibberell(a) (see GIBBERELLIC ACID) + IN2] * * * ▪ biochemistry       any of a group of plant hormones that occur in seeds, young leaves …   Universalium

  • Gibberellin — Gib|be|rel|lin [nlat. Gibberella fujikuroi, ein reisschädigender Pilz (Mikrobiol.); ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für natürliche tetra u. pentacycl. Diterpenoide, die als hormonartig wirkende ↑ Pflanzenwuchsstoffe insbes. das Längenwachstum… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gibberellin — giberelinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Augalų hormonas. atitikmenys: angl. gibberellin rus. гиббереллин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gibberellin — giberelinas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalų hormonas, sukeliantis arba aktyvinantis augalų augimą. atitikmenys: angl. gibberellin rus. гиббереллин …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • gibberellin — Plant growth substance (phytohormone) involved in promotion of stem elongation, mobilization of food reserves in seeds, and other processes. Its absence results in the dwarfism of some plant varieties. Chemically all known gibberellins are… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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