Zeatin

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Zeatin is a plant hormone taken from adenine. It is most commonly found in coconut milk and young corn seeds.

Uses[change | change source]

Zeatin and multiple other hormones in its family are known to make plants grow faster.[1] The hormone is used to start seed growth in young plants. It is also used in many anti-aging formulae.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. David W. S. Mok, Machteld C. Mok (1994). Cytokinins: Chemistry, Activity, and Function. CRC Press. p. 8. ISBN 0-8493-6252-0. (available from Google books)
  2. Rattan, S.I.S. and Sodagam, L. (2005). "Gerontomodulatory and youth-preserving effects of zeatin on fibroblasts of human skin.". Rejuvenation Research 8 (1): 46–57. doi:10.1089/rej.2005.8.46. PMID 15798374.