A cytokinin, C10H13N5O, that is an adenine derivative and was originally isolated from young corn kernels.
Origin of zeatinNew Latin Zēa genus name of corn ; see zein. -in
(countable and uncountable, plural zeatins)
- A plant hormone derived from adenine, having the chemical formula C10H13N5O.
Derived from the genus of plants Zea, where it was first discovered.