Definition of Elicitor

1. Noun. A person or thing that elicits ¹



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Definition of Elicitor

1. one that elicits [n -S] - See also: elicits

Medical Definition of Elicitor

1. Substance that induces the formation of phytoalexins in higher plants. May be exogenous (often produced by potentially pathogenic microorganisms) or endogenous (possibly cell wall degradation products). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elicitor

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Literary usage of Elicitor

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"By the appellation Legislation-evidence elicitor, or, for shortness, ... An apt Legislation-evidence elicitor may be any Judge Ordinary, Immediate or ..."

2. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"At higher auxin concentrations, the elicitor-induced beta-glucanase synthesis was inhibited. Naphthaleneacetic acid concentration (3 X 10(-5) molar) ..."

3. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"P54 Transient expression in electroporated pea protoplasts: elicitor responsiveness ... Conditions for elicitor induction of a member of the phenylalanine ..."

4. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"Fractiona- tion of yeast extract by acetone precipitation, ion exchange and gel permeation chromatography yielded two active fractions (elicitor A and ..."

5. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement, Bibliography by Robert Warmbrodt (1995)
"... reaching a maximum within 24 hours after expression to an elicitor ... whereas reduced glutathione was totally inactive as an elicitor in this system. ..."

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