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Plant metabolism and biotechnology

Author: Hiroshi Ashihara; Alan Crozier; Atsushi Komamine
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Wiley, 2011.
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"Various plant metabolites are useful for human life, and the induction and reduction of these metabolites using modern biotechnical technique is of enormous potential important especially in the fields of agriculture and health. Plant Metabolism and Biotechnology describes the biosynthetic pathways of plant metabolites, their function in plants, and some applications for biotechnology. Topics covered include:
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Ashihara; Alan Crozier; Atsushi Komamine
ISBN: 9780470747032 047074703X
OCLC Number: 679941424
Description: xiv, 404 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Biosynthesis and Metabolism of Starch and Sugars / Frederik Børnke, Sophia Sonnewald --
Lipid Biosynthesis / David Hildebrand --
Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation / Hiroshi Kouchi --
Sulfur Metabolism / Hideki Takahashi --
Nucleotide Metabolism / Rita Zrenner, Hiroshi Ashihara --
Purine Alkaloid Metabolism / Hiroshi Ashihara, Shinjiro Ogita, Alan Crozier --
Nicotine Biosynthesis / Tsubasa Shoji, Takashi Hashimoto --
Terpenoid Biosynthesis / Dae-Kyun Ro --
Benzylisoquinoline Alkaloid Biosynthesis / Isabel Desgagni-Penix, Peter J Facchini --
Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloid Biosynthesis / Vincenzo De Luca --
Flavonoid Biosynthesis / Indu B Jaganath, Alan Crozier --
Pigment Biosynthesis I. Anthocyanins / Yoshihiro Ozeki, Yuki Matsuba, Yutaka Abe, Naoyuki Umemoto, Nobuhiro Sasaki --
Pigment Biosynthesis II: Betacyanins and Carotenoids / Masaaki Sakuta, Akemi Ohmiya --
Metabolomics in Plant Biotechnology / Yozo Okazaki, Akira Oikawa, Miyako Kusano, Fumio Matsuda, Kazuki Saito --
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Responsibility: edited by Hiroshi Ashihara, Alan Crozier, Atsushi Komamine.
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