Latest Auxins Stories
UC Riverside scientists discover auxin sensing and signaling complex on plant cell surface that explains why leaf epidermal cells have jigsaw puzzle-piece shapes
Plants have developed a number of strategies to capture the maximum amount of sunlight through their leaves.
Have you ever wondered why stems grow upwards and roots downwards?
Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have succeeded in unraveling, for the first time, the complete chain of biochemical reactions that controls the synthesis of auxin, the hormone that regulates nearly all aspects of plant growth and development.
A Purdue University scientist and researchers in Japan have produced a new class of improved plant growth regulators that are expected to be less toxic to humans.
Plants that â€œlose the battleâ€ during competitiveness for light because they are shaded by larger neighbours, counteract.
A biosensor utilizing black platinum and carbon nanotubes developed at Purdue University will help give scientists a better understanding of how the plant hormone auxin regulates root growth and seedling establishment.
Important step forward towards increasing crop yields by enabling plants to take up nutrients and water more efficientlyIn the face of climate change, being able to increase crop yields by enabling plants to take up nutrients and water more efficiently becomes increasingly important, as fertiliser and water supplies incur significant energy and environmental costs.New research from the University of Bristol, published today in Nature Cell Biology, has shown how to increase the length of root...
By Yang, Yue Xu, Richard; Ma, Choong-je; Vlot, A Corina; Klessig, Daniel F; Pichersky, Eran The plant hormone auxin (indole-3-acetic acid [IAA]) is found both free and conjugated to a variety of carbohydrates, amino acids, and peptides.
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