Definición de abscisic acid en inglés:

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abscisic acid

Pronunciación: /abˈsɪsɪk/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A plant hormone which promotes leaf detachment, induces seed and bud dormancy, and inhibits germination.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Of particular interest here is the amphipathic plant hormone abscisic acid.
  • Subsequently, a signal transduction cascade involving at least four plant hormones, ethylene, auxin, abscisic acid, and gibberellic acid, is activated.
  • When conditions are otherwise in favour of producing the submerged type morphology, an exogenous supply of the plant hormone abscisic acid at an optimal concentration induces aerial type characteristics.

Origen

1960s: abscisic from abscisin (the earlier name for the hormone), from abscission.

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Saltos de línea: ab|scis¦ic acid

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