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Secondary Metabolites: Their Function and Evolution

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Series: CIBA Foundation Symposium

318 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #24106 | ISBN: 047193447X
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Examines the traditional context of secondary metabolites as natural products having no obvious part to play in the producing organism's life cycle.


Partial table of contents:; Origins of Secondary Metabolism (T. Cavalier-Smith); Genes for Polyketide Secondary Metabolic Pathways in Microorganisms and Plants (D. Hopwood & C. Khosla); Regulation of Gibberellin Formation by the Fungus Gibberella Fujikuroi (B. Br; ckner); Genetic Regulation of Secondary Metabolic Pathways in Streptomyces (K. Chater); Role of Secondary Metabolites from Microbes (L. Vining); Self-Protection Mechanisms in Antibiotic Producers (E. Cundliffe); Secondary Metabolites from Marine Organisms (K. Rinehart); Roles for Secondary Metabolites in Plants (P. Waterman); Index of Contributors; Subject Index.

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