Meaning of zeatin in English:

zeatin

Pronunciation /ˈziːətɪn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A plant hormone (a cytokinin) first isolated from maize kernels and found in a variety of other plants.

    Chemical name: (E)-2-methyl-4-(1H-purin-6-ylamino)-2-buten-1-ol; C₁₀H₁₃N₅O.

Origin

1960s. From zea + -t-, connective + -in.