• Chlorocholine chloride packaged and labeled in glass bottle.

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Description

Chlorocholine (chlormequat) chloride (CCC) is a plant hormone inhibitor frequently used to promote desirable plant growth characteristics typically those which increase crop yield.

    CAS Number

    999-81-5

    Molecular Formula

    (CH3)3N(Cl)CH2CH2Cl

    Molecular Weight

    158.07

    Mechanism of Action

    Chlorocholine chloride (CCC) inhibits gibberellin (GA) hormone biosynthesis (Cao and Shannon, 1997).

    Tariff Code

    2921.19.3000

Applications

    Plant Biology Applications

    As a GA biosynthesis inhibitor, CCC can be used for different purposes including in vitro potato tuberization (Hussain et al., 2006).

Specifications

    Appearance

    Powder

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤1.5%

    pH

    3.5-7.5

    Assay

    ≥98.0% (as is)

References

    References

    Cao H., Shannon J.C., 1997. Effect of Gibberellin on Growth, Protein Secretion, and Starch Accumulation in Maize Endosperm Suspension Cells. J Plant Growth Regul (1997) 16:137–140.

    Hussain I., Chaudhry Z., Muhammad A., Aasghar R., Naqvi S.M.S. and Rashid H., 2006. Effect of chlorocholine chloride, sucrose and BAP on in vitro tuberization in potato (Solanum Tuberosum L. cv. Cardinal. Pak. J. Bot., 38(2): 275-282, 2006.

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