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What is it?

It’s a synthetic cytokinin that stimulates cell division when added to growth media such as Murashige and Skoog media in conjunction with auxins.


  • It helps to stimulate cell division and promote the proper growth of plants.

  • It induces callus development and shoots initiation from callus at its later stages.

  • It’s used for shoot induction and proliferation.


Technical Information

Kinetin for tissue culture, 99%

CAS 525-79-1

Molecular Formula : C10H9N5O

Molecular Weight : 215.22

Storage : Room Temperature

Shelf Life : 60 Months


Appearance (Colour) White to pale yellow

Appearance (Form) Crystalling powder

Solubility (Turbidity) 1% soln in 1N HCl: Clear

Solubility (Colour) 1% soln in 1N HCl: Colourless to pale yellow

Assay: min. 99%
Melting Point: 269 - 271 C
Sulphated Ash: max. 0.05%
Spectral Ratio (A250nm/A260nm): ~0.60

Spectral Ratio (A280nm/A260nm):  ~1.27

Spectral Ratio (A290nm/A260nm):  ~0.73

Suitability for Tissue Culture Passes