Plant Secondary Metabolites

  • Harinder P. S. Makkar
  • P. Siddhuraju
  • Klaus Becker

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 393)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Harinder P. S. Makkar, P. Siddhuraju, Klaus Becker
    Pages 1-6
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    Pages 7-9
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    Pages 11-14
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    Pages 107-111
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 113-130

About this book

Introduction

Plant Secondary Metabolites provides reliable assays that will equip researchers to meet the unprecedented challenge of fulfilling the huge demand for feed driven by increasing demand of animal protein in developing countries. Using more than a decade of experience working with the quantification of plant secondary metabolites, the authors have created a manual allowing for the safe and efficient use of locally available feed resources. This comprehensive new volume also offers readers a better understanding of plant-animal interactions. The methodologies provided in this volume may also be used to determine plant secondary metabolites in human food and in studying the implications of their consumption on human health and welfare.

This volume contains methods for analysis of some important plant secondary metabolites, which may be conducted in laboratories equipped with basic facilities. The chemical nature of plant secondary metabolites and their known physiological effects and mechanisms of action are also briefly presented. The methods have been written in a recipe-like format designed for direct practical use in the laboratory. Authoritative and extensive, Plant Secondary Metabolites will become an essential reference for plant biologists, biochemists, and molecular and cell biologists.

Keywords

Alanin Phenylalanin cell phorbol ester plant protein

Authors and affiliations

  • Harinder P. S. Makkar
    • 1
  • P. Siddhuraju
    • 1
  • Klaus Becker
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Animal Production in the Tropics and SubtropicsUniversity of HohenheimStuttgartGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59745-425-4
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2007
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-993-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59745-425-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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