indoleacetic acid


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indoleacetic acid

(ĭn′dō-lə-sē′tĭk)
n.
A plant hormone, C10H9NO2, that stimulates growth. It is the principal naturally occurring auxin.
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The synthesis of auxins by rhizobia, specially the indoleacetic acid (IAA), promotes root growth and root hair density improving the absorption of water and nutrients from the soil and therefore improving the development of plants infected (Caballero-Mellado et al., 2006).
(ii) Indoleacetic acid has been associated with progression of renal interstitial fibrosis [20].
Standards of abscisic acid (ABA), indoleacetic acid (IAA), gibberellins 3 ([GA.sub.3]) and zeatin (ZT) were from Sigma Chemical, chromatographic purity methanol from Fisher Chemical, ethanoic acid was analytical grade, and the water used in the experiment was ultrapure water.
Inhibitory effect of soil humic acids on indoleacetic acid oxidase.
Role of Pseudomonas putida indoleacetic acid in development of the host plant root system.
Role of abscisic acid and indoleacetic acid in the stunted growth of water-stressed, etiolated squash hypocotyls.
Peroxide levels and the activities of catalase, peroxidase, and indoleacetic acid oxidase during and after chilling of cucumber seedings.