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kinetin

(kī′nə-tĭn)
n.
A synthetic cytokinin that promotes cell division in plants and is used in some cosmetics.

kinetin

or

kinin

a PLANT HORMONE which promotes cell division (CYTOKINESIS) and cell enlargement by swelling, particularly in fruits and seeds. Several effects are similar to those produced by AUXIN, but others are different, e.g. cytokinin promotes lateral bud development and growth while auxin suppresses lateral buds (see APICAL DOMINANCE).

kinetin

see CYTOKININ.
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In SIM4 and SIM5 media formulations, NAA was replaced with IAA and BAP with Kinetin (Table 4).
The field experiment was carried out during season 2015 to verify the potential of Kinetin (K) and salicylic acid (SA) in improving the growth, yield and chemical composition of wheat plant under drought stress conditions.
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demonstrated in vitro in 1999 that kinetin dose-dependently protected DNA against oxidative damage mediated by the Fenton reaction, and noted that kinetin had previously been linked to anti-aging activity in plants, fruit flies, and human cells in culture (Biochem.
Of the two cytokinins used, BAP was more effective for shoot bud proliferation than kinetin corroborated with Rout et al.
2 mg/ L of kinetin was much more efficient in the seedlings regeneration presenting a well developed aerial part (Figure 2).
Among auxins, 2,4-D is the most frequently used, while BAP is the most employed cytokinin, followed by kinetin (Jimenez 2005).
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Senetek's patented compound Kinetin is a naturally occurring cytokinin that has proven effective in improving the appearance of aging skin with virtually none of the side effects associated with acid-based active ingredients.
This molecule has been used for years in the treatment of age-related diseases like AlzheimerOs and itOs been proven to be more potent than all the other main youth defenders, including vitamins C and E, co-enzyme Q-10 and kinetin.