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abscise +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

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  • Seeds produce a hormone called abscisic acid, or ABA, that prevents germination.

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  • The newly solved structure shows a three-dimensional representation of a critical plant hormone called abscisic acid, attached to its "target" protein called PYR1.

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  • "Fight or Flight" is not in their behavioral repertoire, plants have their equivalent of an adrenaline rush: a chemical called abscisic acid (ABA).

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  • The research team, led by Sean Cutler of the University of California, Riverside, has identified the receptor of the key hormone in stress protection called abscisic acid (ABA).

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  • Growth response of barley and tomato to nitrogen stress and its control by abscisic acid, water relations and photosynthesis.

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  • In class we talk of light and hormones, photoperiods and abscisic acids, to explain how plants know.

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  • L, et al. (1998) ICK1, a cyclin-dependent protein kinase inhibitor from Arabidopsis thaliana interacts with both Cdc2a and CycD3, and its expression is induced by abscisic acid.

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  • "The potato is loaded with minerals, Vitamin C, [and] abscisic acid … not to mention the allium compounds in the leeks," she observes, adding that the cream is a good source of alpha lipoic acid, an antioxidant that produces energy.

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  • 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.

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  • The researchers want to improve the effectiveness of this abscisic acid, so plants demonstrate satisfactory growth even when there is little water available to them.

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