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Isolation of an Unknown Auxin from a Solution of Indole-3-Acetic Acid labelled with Carbon-14

Naturevolume 192pages10761077 (1961) | Download Citation



IT is desirable in certain investigations in metabolism to work with as stable a compound as possible, or use as an indicator of the basic structure of the compound some form of marker or tag. Such is the case with plant growth regulators and auxins.

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    • J. H. M. HENDERSON

    Present address: Le Phytotron, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, Seine-et-Oise


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