Overview

  • Product name
    3-Indole acetic acid (IAA)
  • Description
    Natural phytohormone.
  • Alternative names
    • Heteroauxin
    • IAA
    • Indole-3-acetic acid
  • Biological description

    Natural phytohormone (plant auxin), synthesized from tryptophan, which induces plant cell elongation and division causing uncontrolled growth. Signaling molecule involved in plant organogenesis and growth control. Used as a supplement in media such as Murashige and Skoog media and Gamborg’s B5 media.

  • Purity
    > 99%

Properties

  • Chemical name
    1H-Indole-3-acetic acid
  • Molecular weight
    175.19
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C10H9NO2
  • CAS Number
    87-51-4
  • Storage instructions
    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Kun-Hua W  et al. Tissue culture and generation of autotetraploid plants of Sophora ?avescens Aiton. Pharmacogn Mag 6:286-92 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 21120030) »
  • Maillet EL  et al. Phenoxy herbicides and fibrates potently inhibit the human chemosensory receptor subunit T1R3. J Med Chem 52:6931-5 (2009). Read more (PubMed: 19817384) »

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