Gibberellic Acid: Action in Barley Endosperm Does Not Require Endogenous Auxin

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Science  22 Oct 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3695, pp. 497-498
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3695.497


Endogenous auxin is not required for the increase in amylolytic activtiy induced by gibberellic acid in barley endosperm, as shown by the response of the system to anti-auxin. The action of gibberellic acid in this system is independent of the presence or absence of auxin.