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ze·a·tin

(zē'ă-tin),
A cytokinin first isolated from kernels of sweet corn.
Synonym(s): maize factor
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zeatin

(zē′ə-tĭn)
n.
A cytokinin originally isolated from young corn kernels and found later in various other plants.
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zeatin

(zē′ăt-ĭn) [ Zea, the genus name for corn (maize) + -in]
A cytotoxin that can be isolated from sweet corn.
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zeatin

a CYTOKININ type of plant hormone extracted from the ENDOSPERM of maize fruits.
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The higher application of Zn inhibit germination and reduced the growth and development of chickpea (Tables 1-4; Figure 1) as application of Zn at higher concentration(1.0 and 10 mM Zn)causedelay and impeded the germination in chickpea due to decrease in gibberellic acid and zeatin in germinating seeds (Aticiet al.
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