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Definition of the adjective Abscisic

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  1. Of or pertaining to abscisic acid or its derivatives

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Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Pleurotetlic acid, Proazulenes, PR toxin, Quadrone, Ricciocarpins, Tansy, Taurin, Winteren C15H20O4=Abscisic acid, Alhiacol(ide), Helicobasidin, Hirsutic acid, Hymenoxon(e), Itludanes, Pentalenolactones, Ricciocarpins, Tric(h)othecenes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

abscisic. acid. A naturally occurring plant hormone that appears to be involved primarily in seed maturation, stress responses (e.g. to heat and waterlogging), and in regulating closure of leaf pores (stomata). In seeds, it promotes the synthesis ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

abscisic acid (ABA) A plant hormone (C15H20O4) and weak acid that generally acts to inhibit growth, induces dormancy, and helps ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

ABRE: See → abscisic acid-responsive element. abRNA: See → aberrant RNA. Abscisic acid-responsive element (ABAresponsive element, ABRE): A conserved cis-regulatory sequence element (consensus sequence: 5′-C/TACGTGGC-3′; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

abscisic. acid. (abscisin II, dormin) A terpenoid (see TERPENE) compound that is one of the five major *plant hormones. Although it is synthesized principally in the *chloroplasts, it occurs throughout the plant body and is particularly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine

abscisic acid The ABO blood group system abscisic acid (ABA) A naturally occurring *plant hormone that appears to be involved primarily in seed maturation, stress responses, and in regulating closure of leaf pores (stomata). In seeds, it ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products (1993)

by John Buckingham

Aldehyde: Abscisic aldehyde C15HM03 M 248.321 Immediate precursor of abscisic acid.

Google previewDictionary of plant sciences (including horticulture) (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Abscisic acid, Benzoic acid, Salicylic Acid , Gallic acid, Cinnamic acid, Caffeic acid, P-coumaric acid, Ferulic acid, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1C3I1S1I1C3

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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