Plant Cyclotides: Volume 76

Plant Cyclotides: Volume 76

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Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 76th volume, the series features several reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 370 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 550g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128000309
  • 9780128000304

Table of contents

Overview on the Discovery and Applications of Cyclotides
David J. Craik
Cyclotides in the Violaceae
Ulf Goeransson, Sohaib Malik and Blazej Slazak
Cyclotides in the Rubiaceae
Johannes Koehbach and Christian W. Gruber
Cyclotides from Chinese Plants
Ning-Hua Tan and Wen-Jun He
Primary Structural Analysis of Cyclotides
Michelle L. Colgrave
Structural Studies of Cyclotides
Norelle L. Daly and K. Johan Rosengren
Natural Functions and Structure-Activity Relationships of Cyclotides
Georgianna Kae Oguis, Meng-Wei Kan and David J. Craik
Biosynthesis of cyclotides
Thomas Shafee, Karen Harris and Marilyn Anderson
Chemical and Biological Production of Cyclotides
Yilong Li, Tao Bi and Julio A. Camarero
Cyclotides in a Biotechnological Context: Opportunities and Challenges
Mark A. Jackson and Edward K. Gilding
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About David Craik

David Craik is a professor at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland. He obtained his PhD in organic chemistry from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia (1981) and undertook postdoctoral studies at Florida State and Syracuse Universities before taking up a lectureship at the Victorian College of Pharmacy in 1983. He was appointed Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and head of School in 1988. He moved to University of Queensland in 1995 to set up a new biomolecular NMR laboratory. His research has a particular focus on structural studies of disulfide-rich proteins, and on the discovery and applications of circular proteins and novel protein topologies. He has trained more than 60 PhD students and is the author of 540 scientific publications.
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