abscisic acid
A phytohormone implicated in the control of many plant responses to abiotic stress, such as extent of stomatal opening under water deficit (i.e. drought) conditions.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Abscisic acid — Systematic name (2Z,4E) 5 [(1S) 1 hydroxy 2,6,6 trimethyl 4 oxocyclohex 2 en 1 yl] 3 methylpenta 2,4 dienoic acid …   Wikipedia

  • abscisic acid — [ab sis′ik, absiz′ik] n. an organic acid, C15H20O4, which acts as a growth regulator causing dormancy and abscission of leaves and fruit: sometimes called abscisin [ab sis′in, absiz′in] …   English World dictionary

  • abscisic acid — abscisic acid. См. абсцизовая кислота. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • abscisic acid — abscizo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Izoprenoidinis fitohormonas. formulė (CH₃)₃(O=)C₆H₃(OH)CH=CHC(CH₃)=CHCOOH atitikmenys: angl. abscisic acid; dormin rus. абсцизиновая кислота; дормин ryšiai: sinonimas – dorminas sinonimas – (S) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • abscisic acid — noun Etymology: abscision (variant of abscission) + ic Date: 1968 a plant hormone C15H20O4 that is a sesquiterpene widespread in nature and that typically promotes leaf abscission and dormancy and has an inhibitory effect on cell elongation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abscisic acid — A growth inhibiting plant hormone found in vascular plants. Originally believed to be important in abscission (leaf fall), now known to be involved in a number of growth and developmental processes in plants, including, in some circumstances,… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • abscisic acid — /ab sis ik, siz /, Biochem. a growth regulating plant hormone, C15H20O4, that promotes dormancy and the aging and abscission of leaves. [ABSCIS(SION) + IC, on the model of the earlier name abscisin (see IN2), coined in 1961] * * * …   Universalium

  • abscisic acid — noun A terpenoid plant hormone that inhibits seed germination; once thought to be important in abscission …   Wiktionary

  • abscisic acid — [ab sɪsɪk] noun Biochemistry a plant hormone which promotes leaf detachment, induces seed and bud dormancy, and inhibits germination. Origin 1960s: from abscission …   English new terms dictionary

  • abscisic acid — n. a plant hormone which promotes leaf detachment and bud dormancy and inhibits germination. Etymology: L abscis past part. stem of abscindere (as AB , scindere to cut) …   Useful english dictionary

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