Plant Biochemistry

Plant Biochemistry

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Plant Biochemistry provides students and researchers in plant sciences with a concise general account of plant biochemistry. The edited format allows recognized experts in plant biochemistry to contribute chapters on their special topics. Up-to-date surveys are divided into four sections: the cell, primary metabolism, special metabolism, and the plant and the environment. There is a strong emphasis on plant metabolism as well as enzymological, methodological, molecular, biological, functional, and regulatory aspects of plant biochemistry. Illustrations of metabolic pathways are used extensively, and further reading lists are also included.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 554 pages
  • 195.6 x 261.9 x 33.8mm | 1,592.46g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0122146743
  • 9780122146749

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Plant Biochemistry provides students and researchers in the plant sciences with a concise, up-to-date accounts of the biochemical basis of the major metabolic process in plants written by experts in the field.
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Table of contents

The Plant, The Cell and Its Molecular Components
Photosynthesis
Carbohydrate Metabolism: Primary Metabolism of Monosaccharides
Carbohydrate Metabolism: Structural Carbohydrates
Plant Lipid Metabolism
Primary Nitrogen Metabolism
Nucleic Acids and Proteins
Regulation of Gene Expression in Plants
Phenolic Metabolism
Isoprenoid Metabolism
Special Nitrogen Metabolism
Biochemical Plant Pathology
Biochemical Plant Ecology
Plant Cell Biotechnology
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