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Toxicants of Plant Origin, Volume I: Alkaloids

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This comprehensive treatise offers an in-depth discussion of natural toxicants in plants, emphasizing their effects as defenses against herbivory. Coevolution of plants and her-bivores are covered with a detailed treatment of toxicant metabolism and systemic effects in mammalian tissues. Con-sideration of the economic importance of plant toxins, modi-fication by plant breeding, management of toxico-sis, and toxicant problems in various geographic areas are in-cluded. Each volume offers an extensive description of chemistry, biosynthesis, analysis, distribution in plants, metabolism in mam-mals and insects, and practical problems in humans and livestock.

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v. 1. Alkaloids — v. 2. Glycosides — v. 3. Proteins and amino acids — v. 4. Phenolics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780849369902
Author:
Cheeke, Peter R.
Publisher:
CRC Press
Contribution by:
Bakan, Joseph A.
Contribution:
Bakan, Joseph A.
Author:
Cheeke, Cheeke R.
Location:
Boca Raton, Fla. :
Subject:
Toxicology
Subject:
Veterinary Medicine - General
Subject:
Veterinary toxicology
Subject:
Livestock poisoning plants
Subject:
Plant toxins.
Subject:
Plant toxins -- Physiological effect.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Livestock poisoning plants -- Toxicology.
Subject:
Botany-General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Series Volume:
no. 679
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
2 in.

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