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kinetin

[kahy-ni-tin] /ˈkaɪ nɪ tɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a synthetic cytokinin, C 10 H 9 ON 5 , that retards senescence in plants.
Origin
1955
1955; kinet(o)- + -in2
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  • We will use a commercially available cytokinin called kinetin.

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