Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cytokinin originally isolated from young corn kernels and found later in various other plants.

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  • n. A plant hormone derived from adenine, having the chemical formula C10H13N5O.

Etymologies

New Latin Zēa, corn genus; see zein + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Derived from the genus of plants Zea, where it was first discovered. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Compounds so far isolated from various Hypoxis plants are zeatin and zeatin glycoside (Van Staden, 1981), hypoxoside from H. obtusa

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  • Glucosyl zeatin and glucosyl ribosylzeatin from Vinca rosea L. crown gall tumor tissue

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  • Glucosyl zeatin and glucosyl ribosylzeatin from Vinca rosea crown gall

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  • Mass spectrometric measurement of zeatin glycoside levels in Vinca rosea L. crown gall tissue

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  • With consideration to the strategic review by Miller Tabak and the condition to the transaction with DMRJ. the Company executed an Asset Purchase Agreement and a Note with Skinvera LLC, a company wholly owned by Frank J. Massino, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, whereby Skinvera purchased all assets and assumed all existing liabilities of the Company's skincare business (except for assets and liabilities related to kinetin and zeatin) and received $1.8 million in cash in return for a $1.8 million Secured Promissory Note which bears interest at 6% per annum and is due on the seventh anniversary of the Note.

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