Functions of Plant Secondary Metabolites and Their Exploitation in Biotechnology (Innbundet)

Functions and Biotechnology of Plant Secondary Metabolites

Serie: Annual Plant Reviews 39

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 424
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Annual Plant Reviews
Serienummer: 39
ISBN/EAN: 9781405185288
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk og Naturvitenskap
Omtale: Functions of Plant Secondary Metabolites and Their Exploitation in Biotechnology
This important volume commences with an overview of the modes of action of defensive secondary metabolites, followed by detailed surveys of chemical defense in marine ecosystems, the biochemistry of induced defense, plant-microbe interactions and medical applications. A chapter is also included covering biotechnological aspects of producing valuable secondary metabolites in plant cell and organ cultures. This is a comprehensive and fully updated new edition, edited by Professor Michael Wink and including contributions from many internationally acknowledged experts in the field.

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