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Phytochemical Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Natural Products from Plants
Second Edition
by Leland J. Cseke

Natural Products from Plants offers a thorough inventory of the various types of plant-derived compounds.

Features:

  • Offers examples of compounds originally derived from plants for their medicinal, nutritional, and psychological value
  • Brings a better understanding to natural products used for pest control; dyes and fibers; food and beverages; flavorings and fragrances; and many other novel compounds
  • Contains new characterization methods using modern chromatography and spectroscopy, including one of the only available comprehensive treatments of the use of NMR spectroscopy for the characterization of natural products
  • Provides new information on how plant natural products act at target sites in humans
  • Includes additional resources and references for conservation of plant species and the natural areas in which they are native
  • Provides indexes of plant names-common and scientific-and chemical names used in the text, in addition to the subject index

Contents

  1. Phytochemicals: The Chemical Components of Plants
  2. How and Why These Compounds Are Synthesized by Plants
  3. Regulation of Metabolite Synthesis in Plants
  4. Plant Natural Products in the Rhizosphere
  5. Molecular Biology of Plant Natural Products
  6. The Study of Natural Product Biosynthesis in the Pregenomics and Genomics Eras
  7. Plant Biotechnology for the Production of Natural Products
  8. Traditional, Analytical, and Preparative Separations of Natural Products
  9. Characterization of Natural Products
  10. Bioassays for Activity
  11. Modes of Action at Target Sites
  12. The Uses of Plant Natural Products by Humans and Risks Associated with Their Use
  13. The Synergy Principle at Work with Plants, Pathogens, Insects, Herbivores, and Humans
  14. Plant Conservation
  15. Relationship Between People and Plants

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Natural Products from Plants
Second Edition
by Leland J. Cseke

2006 • 640 pages • $158.95 + shipping
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