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Auxins

organic compounds found in plant sprouts. They promote tissue growth through cell elongation rather than multiplication.


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BAP, brassinolide, triacontanol, Amino, kelp foliar question

... and there are more than 400 of them. :shock: Many of which I have no idea what they are! They do not list out which are cytokinins, which are auxins and so on and so forth. Not even a biochemist like you know them all unless you use them. It is great to know you are a biochemist working with ...

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by Maton
Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: BAP, brassinolide, triacontanol, Amino, kelp foliar question
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What is responsible for plants' branches having bends?

... small window of sunlight from one direction each day, then in that case a tree would probably grow towards it. Regulatory hormones besides auxins, like cytokinins and gibberellins, are also responsible, but for the purposes of this question I hope this answer shall suffice.

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed May 09, 2012 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What is responsible for plants' branches having bends?
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yep, GA activates seed proteins, but I'm not sure about auxins. If you inhibit transcription, overall level of all proteins will be decreased, but if you inhibit proteasome - degradative system for proteins, the levels will increase. Thus I would say: ...

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by cookiemonster1
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:08 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant development...Check my answers please?
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Plant development...Check my answers please?

yep, GA activates seed proteins, but I'm not sure about auxins. If you inhibit transcription, overall level of all proteins will be decreased, but if you inhibit proteasome - degradative system for proteins, the levels will increase. Thus I would say: ...

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by JackBean
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant development...Check my answers please?
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More general biology questions..

... produced it, which stimulates more creation. They gave an example of the contractions during birth. If this is true, how does the process stop? 3. Auxins, at high concentrations, stimulate the elongation of cells a plant's stems, but at high concentrations, inhibit growth of roots. Do auxins have ...

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by freedompeace
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:30 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: More general biology questions..
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