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Plant Protease Inhibitors: Significance in Nutrition, Plant Protection, Cancer Prevention and Genetic Engineering

By: Y Birk

170 pages, 9 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144491 | ISBN: 3540001182
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About this book

Focuses on the isolation, structure, characterization, physiochemical and physiological properties, synthesis, functions and mechanisms of action of plant protease inhibitors. It deals with their inhibitory effects on insects and pathogens and with their induction and introduction into plants by genetic engineering for plant protection.


Contents

Introduction.- Inhibitor Families of Plant Origin: Classification and Characterization.- Plant Protease Inhibitors in Nutrition.- Plant Protease Inhibitors in Plant Protection.- Plant Protease Inhibitors in Chemopreventive Agents.- Other Activities of Plant Protease Inhibitors.


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