Home > Books > Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 40: Biochemistry of Plant Secondary Metabolism
Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 40: Biochemistry of Plant Secondary Metabolism
View PDF

Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 40: Biochemistry of Plant Secondary Metabolism

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Wink, Michael
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-405-18397-0
  • Description
  • Details

Provides an up-to-date survey of the biochemistry and physiology of plant secondary metabolism

The volume commences with an overview of the biochemistry, physiology and function of secondary metabolism, followed by detailed reviews of the major groups of secondary metabolites: alkaloids and betalains, cyanogenic glucosides, glucosinolates and nonprotein amino acids, phenyl propanoids and related phenolics, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides and saponins. A final chapter discusses the evolution of secondary metabolism.

This carefully compiled new edition brings together chapters from some of the world's leading experts in plant secondary metabolism. Completely revised and brought right up to date with much new information, this volume is an essential purchase for advanced students, researchers and professionals in biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, plant sciences, agriculture, medicine, pharmacology and pharmacy, working in the academic and industrial sectors, including those working in the pesticide and pharmaceutical industries. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where these subjects are studied and taught will need copies of this excellent volume on their shelves.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Wink, Michael
  • ISBN: 978-1-405-18397-0
  • Specialty:
    Plant Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 464
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2010

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Social Policy & Practice A comprehensive bibliographic database, SSP helps professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students to understand, plan, and evaluate existing and future social policy.
JOTM
Visible Body Muscle Premium 3D interactive specialty module illustrates the basic movement of a variety of muscles throughout the human body as they interact with bone, nerves, and ligaments.
JOTM
Anesthesia & Analgesia Official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society, provides the practice-oriented, clinical research to keep current and provide optimal care to patients.
JOTM
PAIN® Official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain, publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Harborview Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Fracture Surgery, 2nd Alumni Edition
Graduates of the Orthopaedic Trauma program at the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center provide tips and tricks gleaned from their years of professional practice.

Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Sports Medicine Surgery
Succinct, precise information from a wide range of experts and prestigious institutions on tackling technical problems in sports medicine surgery.