Biochemistry of Plant Secondary Metabolism (Sheffield Annual Plant Reviews)

3 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780849340857: Biochemistry of Plant Secondary Metabolism (Sheffield Annual Plant Reviews)

The secondary metabolites of plants were once considered to be waste products - today, their true value is understood. New methods of separation and structural elucidation, and advances in the investigation of biochemical activities, have increased our understanding of secondary metabolites. Their function as a defense mechanisms offers a great potential for technological gain.
Secondary metabolites can be utilized in agriculture to breed stronger crops and in the manufacture of biorational pesticides. They can also be exploited by medicine as theraputic agents. And these are just two of the likely uses.
This landmark volume presents articles by an impressive team of experts from leading laboratories. Each chapter considers a current understanding of secondary metabolites in nature and the potential exploitation of those qualities by the biotechnology industry.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 189.95
US$ 261.75

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Michael Wink (Editor)
Published by Blackwell (1999)
ISBN 10: 0849340853 ISBN 13: 9780849340857
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Blackwell, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0849340853

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 261.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds