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Description

Indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) is a naturally occurring plant hormone of the auxin family. IBA is insoluble in water but is typically solubilized in > 70% alcohol.

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    CAS Number

    133-32-4

    Molecular Formula

    C12H13NO2

    Molecular Weight

    203.24

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2933.99.2200

Applications

    Plant Biology Applications

    Auxins are used in plant tissue culture to modulate general root and shoot architecture, organ patterning, vascular development and growth in tissue culture and tropic responses to light and gravity. IBA is typically used to induce rooting when propagating plants by striking or cutting. In addition, IBA has proven to facilitate fruit ripening after absorption into the plant. In one study, IBA was shown to promote adventitious rooting (roots forming in atypical locations) in Arabidopsis stem segments (Town, 2005).

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    Off white Solid

    Melting Point

    124-126 °C

    Loss on Drying

    ≤2.0%

References

    References

    Ludwig-Műller J., 2005. Indole-3-butyric acid synthesis in ecotypes and mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana under different growth conditions. Journal of Plant Physiology 164 (2007) 47—59

    Town, Christopher D., and Et Al. "Analysis of Indole-3-butyric Acid-induced Adventitious Root Formation on Arabidopsis Stem Segments." Journal of Experimental Botany 56.418 (2005): 2095-105. Oxfordjournals.org. 27 Apr. 2005. Web. 11 Sept. 2012.

    Woodward A.W and Bartel B., 2005. Auxin: Regulation, Action, and Interaction. Annals of Botany 95: 707–735, 2005.

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