Plant Secondary Metabolites
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Plant Secondary Metabolites provides reliable assays to meet the challenge of fulfilling the huge demand for feed. It details plant-animal interactions and presents methodologies that may also be used to determine plant secondary metabolites in human food. In addition, the volume contains methods for analysis of some important plant secondary metabolites, which are written in a recipe-like format designed for direct practical use.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 130 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 14 Tables, black and white; 18 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 130 p. 18 illus.
  • 1588299937
  • 9781588299932

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From the reviews: "The entire book is written by three authors ... . the authors have produced a succinct series of methodologies in this short 18-chapter, 130-page volume. ... The chapters cover 18 target compounds or compound groups. ... There is a clear audience for these protocols, and I am sure they will be happy with the result." (Dr Robert Hall, Molecular Biotechnology, Vol. 38, 2008)show more

Table of contents

CONTENTS Preface Acknowledgement 1. Trypsin inhibitor 2. Chymotrypsin inhibitor 3. +/--amylase inhibitor 4. Phytohaemagglutin/lectin 5. Phytic acid 6. Oxalic acid 7. Nitrate and Nitrite 8. Mimosine ('-(3-hydroxy-4-pyridone-1-yl)-L-alanine) 9. Canavanine (2-amino-4-(guanidinooxy) butanoic acid) 10. L-DOPA (L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) 11. Glucosinolates 12. Cyanogenic glucosides 13. Tannins 14. Gossypol 15. Chlorogenic acid 16. Saponins 17. Phorbolesters 18. Alkaloidsshow more

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From the reviews: "The entire book is written by three authors ... . the authors have produced a succinct series of methodologies in this short 18-chapter, 130-page volume. ... The chapters cover 18 target compounds or compound groups. ... There is a clear audience for these protocols, and I am sure they will be happy with the result." (Dr Robert Hall, Molecular Biotechnology, Vol. 38, 2008)show more

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