Methods in Plant Biochemistry: v. 8

Methods in Plant Biochemistry: v. 8

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Methods in Plant Biochemistry is an authoritative reference on current techniques in the various fields of plant biochemical research. Each volume in the series, under the expert guidance of a guest editor, addresses a particular group of plant compounds. Each describes the historical background and the current, most useful metods of analysis. The volumes include detailed discussions of the protocols and suitability of each technique. Case treatments, diagrams, chemical structures, reference data, and properties are featured along with a full list of references to the specialist literature. Conceived as a practicale companion to The Biochemistry of Plants, edited by P.K. Stumpf and E.E. Conn, no plant biochemical laboratory can afford to be without this comprehensive and up-to-date reference source. Each volume in Methods in Plant Biochemistry deals with the analysis of a group of plant compounds, and each contains authoritative and detailed practical instructions and recipes for analytical techniques.
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  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 38.1mm | 1,156.65g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • indexes
  • 0124610188
  • 9780124610187

Table of contents

Alkaloids - general observations, Peter G. Waterman; amines, Terence A. Smith; characterization of cyanogenic glycosides, cyanolipids, nitroglycosides, organic nitro compounds and nitrile glucosides from plants, David S. Seigler and Anita M. Brinker; tropane alkaloids, Jack G. Woolley; pyrrolizidine alkaloids, David J. Robins; quinolizidine alkaloids, Michael Wink; pyrrole, pyrrolidine, pyridine, piperidine and related alkaloids, A.R. Pinder; quinoline alkaloids related to anthranlicic acid, A.I. Gray; tryptamine derived indole alkaloids, Francois Tillequin, et al; isoquinoline alkaloids, Helene Guinaudeau and J. Bruneton; betalains, Dieter Strack, et al; the diterpenoid alkaloids, Michael H. Benn; steroidal alkaloids, Atta-Ur-Rehman and M. Iqbal Choudhary; polyhydroxy indolizidines and related alkaloids, Russell J. Molyneux; methods for glucosinolate analysis, R.K. Heaney and G.R. Fenwick; naturally occurring C13 dithiacyclohexadines and thiohenes from the asteraceal, Filipe Balza and G.H. Neil Towers.
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