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Effects of Radiation on Kinetin Solutions

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When the plant hormone kinetin is X-irradiated it decomposes to an extent depending on the exposure. Ultra-violet spectrophotometry and chromatography indicate that the chief degradation compounds are adenine, hypoxanthine and a substance with an R of 0.28.

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  1. Laboratorio per le Applicazioni in Agricoltura del C.N.E.N., Centro Studi Nucleari della Casaccia, S. Maria di Galeria, Rome

    • M. L. BELLI-DONINI
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