Regulation of Isopentenoid Metabolism

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American Chemical Society, 1992 - SCIENCE - 270 pages
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Presents the current state of isopentenoid metabolism in plants, animals, and insects. Illustrates cross-disciplinary research efforts by the medical and agricultural communities to solve common problems regarding the regulation of the isopentenoid pathway. Addresses the rational design of
potent inhibitors specific to different regulatory steps. Examines the chemical, biochemical, and molecular biological mechanisms that regulate the pathway. Covers newly emerging areas, including prenylated proteins and cancer, carotenoids and biotechnology, sterol homeostasis, and molecular
biology.

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Contents

Overview
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Regulation of Monoterpene Biosynthesis in Conifer Defense
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A Branch of the Isoprenoid
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