antiauxin


antiauxin
\\"ˌ\ noun
Etymology: anti- (I) + auxin
: a plant substance that opposes or suppresses the natural effect of an auxin

* * *

/an'tee awk"sin, an'tuy-/, n. Biochem.
a substance that inhibits the growth-regulating function of an auxin.
[1950-55; ANTI- + AUXIN]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • antiauxin — /an tee awk sin, an tuy /, n. Biochem. a substance that inhibits the growth regulating function of an auxin. [1950 55; ANTI + AUXIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiauxin — n. chemical compound that prevents function of auxin (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiauxin — an·ti·auxin …   English syllables

  • antiauxin — A chemical that interferes with the auxin response, sometimes by the prevention of auxin transport. Some antiauxins may promote morphogenesis in vitro (e.g. 2,3,5 tri iodobenzoate (TIBA) and 2,4,5 trichlorophenoxyacetate (2,4,5 T)) and are… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Антиауксин — * антыаўксін * antiauxin вещество, молекулы которого конкурируют с ауксином (см.) при соединении с принимающими ауксин рецепторами. Хорошо известный А. 2,6 дихлорфеноксиуксусная кислота …   Генетика. Энциклопедический словарь