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Index 6-Benzylaminopurine

6-Benzylaminopurine, benzyl adenine or BAP is a first-generation synthetic cytokinin that elicits plant growth and development responses, setting blossoms and stimulating fruit richness by stimulating cell division. [1]

8 relations: Blossom, Cell division, Cytokinin, Enzyme inhibitor, Folke K. Skoog, Gibberellic acid, Plant, Plant hormone.


In botany, blossoms are the flowers of stone fruit trees (genus Prunus) and of some other plants with a similar appearance that flower profusely for a period of time in spring.

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Cell division

Cell division is the process by which a parent cell divides into two or more daughter cells.

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Cytokinins (CK) are a class of plant growth substances (phytohormones) that promote cell division, or cytokinesis, in plant roots and shoots.

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Enzyme inhibitor

4QI9) An enzyme inhibitor is a molecule that binds to an enzyme and decreases its activity.

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Folke K. Skoog

Folke Karl Skoog (July 15, 1908 – February 15, 2001) was a Swedish-born American plant physiologist who was a pioneer in the field of plant growth regulators, particularly cytokinins.

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Gibberellic acid

This article is related to the chemical gibberelic acid.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Plant hormone

Plant hormones (also known as phytohormones) are chemicals that regulate plant growth.

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6-benzylaminopurine, Benzyl adenine, Benzyladenine, Benzylaminopurine, C12H11N5, N6-Benzyladenine.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6-Benzylaminopurine

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