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C2791 Sigma-Aldrich

N-(2-Chloro-4-pyridyl)-N′-phenylurea

applicable for cell culture, BioReagent

Synonym: 4-CPPU, CPPU, Forchlorfenuron

  • CAS Number 68157-60-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C12H10ClN3O

  • Molecular Weight 247.68

  •  MDL number MFCD00059898

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892531

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Related Categories Cytokinins, Molecular Biology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Growth Regulators, Plant Tissue Culture More...
InChI Key   GPXLRLUVLMHHIK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioReagent
Featured Industry   Agriculture
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

25 mg in poly bottle

Application

N-(2-Chloro-4-pyridyl)-N′-phenylurea has been used as a supplement in Murashige and Tucker medium (MT) to culture thin cell layer (TCL) explants. It has also been used to spray on to the ovaries at anthesis for induction of parthenocarpic fruit.

Forchlorfenuron (CPPU) is a cytokinin that enhances in vitro direct shoot organogenesis of Citrus aurantium L. epicotyl segments.

Biochem/physiol Actions

N-(2-Chloro-4-pyridyl)-N′-phenylurea/ CPPU, a cytokinin-like plant growth regulator participates in chlorophyll biosynthesis, cell division and cell expansion. It helps to intensify fruit set and quickens fruit enlargement. CPPU modulates carbohydrate allocation.

CPPU is a cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase (CKO) inhibitor.

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Protocols

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