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Recent Advances in Phytochemistry #33: Phytochemicals in Human Health Protection, Nutrition, and Plant Defense

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Volume 33 of this excellent series on phytochemistry contains papers presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America. Topics fall under the areas of: drug discovery and pathway engineering towards new medicinal/neutriceutical targets, roles for polyphenols - biosynthesis and applications, and new chemical prospects and plant defense.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Natural Product Drug Discovery and Development: The United States National Cancer Institute Role; G.M. Cragg, et al. 2. Taxol Biosynthesis: A Review of Some Determinant Steps; K. Walker, R. Croteau. 3. Role of Lignans in Carcinogenesis; L.U. Thompson. 4. Towards Engineering the Metabolic Pathways of Cancer-Preventing Lignans in Cereal Grains and Other Crops; M.A. Costa, et al. 5. Simple (Bench-Top) Bioassays and the Isolation of New Chemically Diverse Antitumor and Pesticidal Agents from Higher Plants; J.L. McLaughlin, C.-J. Chang. 6. Molecular Controls for Isoflavonoid Biosynthesis in Relation To Plant and Human Health; R.A. Dixon, et al. 7. Medical Potential and Biosynthesis of Plant Coumarins; U. Matern. 8. Biosynthesis, Biodegradation, and Cellular Localization of Hydrolyzable Tannins; G.G. Gross. 9. The Formation of Heartwood and Its Extractives: An Overview; W.E. Hillis. 10. Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Proanthocyanidins; D. Ferreira, et al. 11. Astringency and Polyphenol Protein Interactions; E. Haslam, et al. 12. Phytochemistry of Bryophytes: Biologically Active Terpenoids and Aromatic Compound From Liverworts; Y. Asakawa. 13. Biologically-Active Compounds From Buddleja Species; P.J. Houghton, A.Y. Mensah. 14. Cyanide In Foods: Biology of Cyanogenic Glucosides and Related Nutritional Problems; D. Selmar. 15. Plant Ecochemicals From the Viewpoint of Plant Defense; J. Mizutani.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306462030
Editor:
Romeo, John T.
Other:
Romeo, John T.
Other:
Romeo, John T.
Editor:
Romeo, John T.
Author:
Romeo, John T.
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Pharmacology
Subject:
Pharmacy
Subject:
Materia medica, vegetable
Subject:
Botanical chemistry
Subject:
Pharmacognosy
Subject:
Plant bioactive compounds.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Phytochemicals.
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Plant physiology
Subject:
Plant Sciences
Subject:
Cancer -- Research.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pharmacology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Recent advances in phytochemistry ;
Series Volume:
v. 33
Publication Date:
19990930
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
444
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1770 gr

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Pharmacology
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Biochemistry
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Chemical Engineering

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