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Natural Products from Plants

Edited By: Leland J Cseke and Ara Kirakosyan

416 pages, B/w photos, figs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2006 | Edition: 2 | #152881 | ISBN: 0849329760
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About this book

Second edition brings together relevant, practical information about various types of natural products produced by plants and their uses in today's world. With six new chapters, the revision incorprates significant advances in molecular biology and plant biotechnology, extraction protocols, and analytical characterizations. The book also provides examples of how plant products can be used for prevention and treatment of various diseases, nutrition, textiles, and more. Resources for conservation, medicinal and nutritional research, and private cultivation are also included.


Contents

Phytochemicals: The Chemical Components of Plants; H.L. Brielmann Jr., W.N. Setzer, P.B. Kaufman, A. Kirakosyan, and L.J. CsekeHow and Why These Compounds Are Synthesized by Plants; L.J. Cseke, C.R. Lu, A. Kornfeld, P.B. Kaufman, and A. KirakosyanRegulation of Metabolite Synthesis in Plants; L.J. Cseke and P. B. KaufmanPlant Natural Products in the Rhizosphere; B. Pillai, K. Narasimhan, and S. SwarupMolecular Biology of Plant Natural Products; Sheela Reuben, L.J. Cseke, B. Pillai, K. Narasimhan, M. Jeyakumar and S. SwarupThe Study of Natural Product Biosynthesis in the Pregenomics and Genomics Eras; F. Chen, L.J. Cseke, H. Lin, A. Kirakosyan, J.S. Yuan, and P. KaufmanPlant Biotechnology for the Production of Natural Products; A. KirakosyanTraditional, Analytical, and Preparative Separations of Natural Products; L.J. Cseke, W.N. Setzer, B. Vogler, A. Kirakosyan, and P.B. KaufmanCharacterization of Natural Products; B. Vogler and W.N. SetzerBioassays for Activity; W.N. Setzer and B. VoglerModes of Action at Target Sites; S. Warber, E.M. Seymour, P. Kaufman, A. Kirakosyan, and L.J. CsekeThe Uses of Plant Natural Products by Humans and Risks Associated with Their Use; P.B. Kaufman, A. Kirakosyan, M. McKenzie, P. Dayanandan, J.E. Hoyt, and C. LiThe Synergy Principle at Work with Plants, Pathogens, Insects, Herbivores, and Humans; K. Spelman, J.A. Duke and M.J. Bogenschutz-GodwinPlant Conservation; M.J. Bogenschutz-Godwin, J.A. Duke, M. McKenzie, and P.B. KaufmanRelationship Between People and Plants; S. Warber and K. IrvineAppendix: Information Retrieval on Natural Products in PlantsIndexes

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