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Peroxidizing Herbicides


Edited By: P Boger and K Wakabayashi

350 pages, 135 figs, 42 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1999 | #96005 | ISBN: 3540645500
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NHBS Price: £138.50 $169/€155 approx

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Topics covered include structure-activity relationships, relevant patent literature, preparative methods, modes of action, greenhouse screening, laboratory assays, plant pigment biochemistry, and enzymology of the decisive target enzyme of this class of herbicide.


From the contents: History and early investigation on mode of action of peroxidizing herbicides * Structural evolution and synthesis of diphenyl ethers, cyclic imides and related compounds * Recent advances in peroxidizing herbicides (Patent overview) * Structure/activity relationship and molecular design of herbicides with "dicarboxamide" and amide structures * Structure /activity relationship of diphenyl ethers and other oxygen-bridged protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitors * General physiological characteristics and mode of action of peroxidizing herbicides * Metabolic modification of isoimide-type peroxidizing compounds * The metabolic pathway of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis * Characteristics of protoporphyrinogen oxidase * Assay systems for peroxidizing herbicides.

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