Definition of Indoleacetic acid

1. Noun. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.

Exact synonyms: Iaa
Generic synonyms: Auxin

Definition of Indoleacetic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) an auxin plant hormone, synthesized in leaves, that stimulates growth, especially in the presence of ethylene ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indoleacetic Acid

indole-3-acetaldehyde dehydrogenase
indole-3-acetaldehyde reductase
indole-3-acetamide hydrolase
indole-3-acetate beta-glucosyltransferase
indole-3-ethanol oxidase
indole-3-glycerol-phosphate synthase
indole acetic acid
indole test
indoleacetamide hydrolase
indoleacetic acid (current term)
indoleacetic acid-lysine synthetase
indoleacetic acid oxidase
indoleacetic acids
indolebutyric acid
indoleethylamine N-methyltransferase

Literary usage of Indoleacetic acid

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1. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"116 NAL Call No: 450 P692 Free and conjugated indoleacetic acid (IAA) contents in transgenic tobacco plants expressing the ..."

2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... acid produced from indoleacetic acid in the intestines as the result of bacterial action on tryp- tophan. The skatole red pigment has the same spectrum ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... indoleacetic acid. The presence of 0-imidazole- acetic acid has not been established but is very probable. The carboxylic acids are excreted as such or ..."

4. Oxidations and Reductions in the Animal Body by Henry Drysdale Dakin (1912)
"indoleacetic acid, like phenyl- acetic acid, appears to be very resistant to change in the animal body and is a common constituent of most urines although ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... 5-hydroxy-indoleacetic acid and ascorbic acid in the nucleus accumbens and caudate-putamen of chloral hydrate-anaesthetised rats has been examined. ..."

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