Plant Pigments Their Manipulation V14
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Beschreibung* Provides broad coverage of a topic which is central to plant biology and of direct relevance to the food industry, agriculture and the health sciences * A timely volume in view of the recent advances in genetic manipulation * Authors are drawn from leading laboratories around the world.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. An introduction to plant pigments in biology and commerce. Kevin M. Davies, Crop & Food Research, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 2. Chlorophylls. Robert D. Willows, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia. 3. Carotenoids. Abby Cuttriss and Barry Pogson, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. 4. Flavonoids. Kathy E. Schwinn and Kevin M. Davies, Crop & Food Research, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 5. Condensed tannins. Greg Tanner, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia. 6. Betalains. Jean-Pierre Zryd and Laurent Christinet, Laboratory of Plant Cell Genetics, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 7. Important rare pigments. Kevin M. Davies, Crop & Food Research, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 8. Plant pigments and human health. Mary Ann Lila, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA. 9. Plant pigments and protection against UV-B radiation. Brian R. Jordan, Soil, Plant & Ecological Sciences Division, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand. 10. Techniques of pigment identification. Oyvind M. Andersen and George W. Francis, Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, Norway. References. Index
Pressestimmen"This book provides an overview of plant pigment chemistry and biology, together with an up-to-date account of the biosynthesis of pigments and the modification of their production using biotechnology. This book is intended for researchers and professionals in plant biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics." CAB Abstracts
Untertitel: 'Annual Plant Reviews'. Volume 14. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 372 Seiten