Biotechnology: Secondary Metabolites
K. G. Ramawat, J. M. Merillon
Science Publishers, 1999 - Science - 393 pages
The language of the book is simple and various terms have been defined for better understanding. References and further readings are included for advanced knowledge. This makes the book a valuable inclusion in all the laboratories and libraries involved in research and teaching on plant metabolism, particularity secondary metabolites. The chapters are an excellent compilation of background information for beginners and of recent information for researchers. The book will serve as a source material for students, teachers and researchers working in agriculture, botany, biotechnology, pharmacy and environmental sciences."--Jacket.
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accumulation active principles Agrobacterium ajmalicine alkaloid content alkaloid production amino acids anthocyanin auxin bioconversion rates bioreactor biosynthesis biotechnological Biotransformation callus cardenolides Catharanthus roseus cell cultures cell lines cell suspension cultures chemical chromatography clones column compounds concentration containing cultivation cytokinin differentiation Digitalis diosgenin drugs dry weight effect elicitors ellipticine enhanced entrapped enzymes explants extract flavonoids flavour fluorescence formation genes genetic ginseng glycosides graveolens grown habituated hairy root cultures hormones hydroxylation hyoscyamine immobilized cells increased indole alkaloids inhibited insecticidal isolated large number levels lignans medicinal medium membrane Merillon metabolism metabolite production molecules nicotine obtained organic Papaver pathway phase phenolics phenylalanine Phytochem plant cell cultures plant cells plant growth regulators plant tissue culture podophyllotoxin precursor production of secondary protein pyrethrin Ramawat rhizogenes saponins secondary metabolites secondary products selection serpentine shoot solvent steroids strains strictosidine sucrose synthesis T-DNA taxol tion transformed tryptophan vacuoles vanillin vinblastine vitro yield