Functions of Plant Secondary Metabolites and Their Exploitation in Biotechnology

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Michael Wink
Taylor & Francis, 1999 - 362 стор.
Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 3

The structure of this volume is slanted towards plant protection, with authors offering new insights into the functions of plant secondary metabolites as defence and signal compounds. The exploitation of plant secondary metabolites in medicine as therapeutic agents and in agriculture as biorational pesticides is considered.

 

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biochemistry role and biotechnology
1
Modes of action of defensive secondary metabolites
17
Chemical defence in marine ecosystems
134
Acknowledgements
150
Acknowledgements
178
Plantmicrobe interactions and secondary metabolites with
187
References
257
New medical applications of plant secondary metabolites
274
References
298
Production of secondary metabolites in cell and differentiated
311
Index
347

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Michael Wink is professor of pharmaceutical biology and director at the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biology at Heidelberg University, Germany. He is an authority on secondary metabolites of plants and their pharmacological properties.

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