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Definition of "phytohormone" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phytohormone" in a sentence
  • "Substantial quantities of abscisic acid, a phytohormone recognized by the scientific community for its health ... science, the closely guarded secrets of one of our nation's most distinctive emblems, maple syrup, are now being revealed."
  • "Mapping and genetic complementation tests indicate that sum63 is allelic to CYP85A2 (AT3G30180) a cytochrome p450 enzyme that catalyzes the final steps in the synthesis of the phytohormone brassinolide."
  • "Abscisic acid (ABA) is an important phytohormone that regulates plant stress responses."