2009

Plant-derived Natural Products

Synthesis, Function, and Application

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ISBN: 978-0-387-85497-7 (Print) 978-0-387-85498-4 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. The chemical composition of plants

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-50

      Introduction to the Different Classes of Natural Products

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      Pages 51-81

      Natural Products from Seaweeds

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      Pages 83-95

      Use of Secondary Metabolite Variation in Crop Improvement

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      Pages 97-125

      Approaches to the Analysis of Plant-Derived Natural Products

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      Pages 127-140

      Opportunities and Challenges for Ethnobotany at the Start of the Twenty-First Century

  3. Secondary metabolite biosynthesis

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      Pages 142-142

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      Pages 143-163

      Introduction to the Different Classes of Biosynthetic Enzymes

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      Pages 165-179

      Methods for Molecular Identification of Biosynthetic Enzymes in Plants

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      Pages 181-194

      Regulation of Secondary Metabolism by Jasmonate Hormones

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      Pages 195-208

      Metabolite Channeling and Multi-enzyme Complexes

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      Pages 209-228

      Glycosylation of Secondary Metabolites and Xenobiotics

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      Pages 229-267

      Handling Dangerous Molecules: Transport and Compartmentation of Plant Natural Products

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      Pages 269-279

      Participation of Phytochemicals in Plant Development and Growth

  4. Biological activity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 282-282

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      Pages 283-299

      Biological Activity of Defence-Related Plant Secondary Metabolites

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      Pages 301-320

      The Role of Natural Products in Plant-Microbe Interactions

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      Pages 321-347

      Role of Natural Products in Nature: Plant-Insect Interactions

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      Pages 349-359

      Oligosaccharide Signalling Molecules

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      Pages 361-384

      Biological Activity of Allelochemicals

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      Pages 385-403

      Health Benefits of Dietary Plant Natural Products

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      Pages 405-431

      Floral Scents and Fruit Aromas Inspired by Nature

  5. New trends

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      Pages 434-434

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      Pages 435-473

      Bioengineering

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