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Plant Amino Acids: Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Edited by Bijay K Singh 
Marcel Dekker  1999  



Hardcover  648 pages, Illustrated  ISBN 9780824702045      £170.00
This is a thorough treatise covering an important field of plant biochemistry, written in a scholarly way providing an excellent source-book. Written by a number of authors, providing the following chapters that provide precise and useful information making it essential for scientists working on amino acids. The contents are as follows:

  • Nitrogen Metabolism in Higher Plants
  • The Enzymes of Glutamine, Glutamate, Asparagine, and Aspartate Metabolism
  • Serine and Glycine Metabolism in Higher Plants
  • The Shikimate Pathway
  • The Biosynthesis of Tryptophan, Tyrosine, and Phenylalanine from Chorismate
  • Lysine, Threonine, and Methionine Biosynthesis
  • Biosynthesis of Valine, Leucine, and Isoleucine
  • Regulation of Proline and Arginine Biosynthesis in Plants
  • Biosynthesis of Cysteine
  • Histine Biosynthesis
  • Amino Acid transport
  • Role of Amino Acids in Abiotic Stress Resistance
  • Inhibitors of Tryptophan, Phenylalanine and Tyrosine Biosynthesis as Herbicides
  • Inhibitors of Valine, Leucine and Isoleucine Biosynthesis
  • Inhibitors of Histidine Biosynthesis
  • Inhibitors of Glutamine Biosynthesis
  • Crops Modified to Resist Amino Acid Biosynthesis Inhibitors
  • Enhancing the Content of the Essential Amino Acids Lysine and Threonine in Plants
  • Methionine Enhancement in Plants
  • Glucosinolates
  • Biosynthesis of Cyanogenic Glycosides, Cyanolipids and Related Compounds

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