Glucosinolates by Stanislav Kopriva


byStanislav Kopriva

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Glucosinolates, the latest volume in theAdvances in Botanical Researchseries, presents in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in the plant sciences, with this edition focusing on glucosinolates. The individual chapters cover all aspects of glucosinolate research from biosynthesis, degradation, regulation, and ecology, to the mechanisms of their health benefits. The chapters are written by the world leaders of glucosinolate research.

  • Provides in-depth, up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences, with this edition focusing on glucosinolates
  • Contains commentary by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology

About The Author

Prof. Dr. Stanislav Kopriva holds the Chair of Plant Biochemistry at Botanical Institute of the University of Cologne and is a deputy speaker of the Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences (CEPLAS).
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Title:GlucosinolatesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:364 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 3, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081003277

ISBN - 13:9780081003275

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Table of Contents


  1. General Introduction to Glucosinolates
  2. B.A. Halkier

  3. Complex Environments Interact with Plant Development to Shape Glucosinolate Profiles
  4. M. Burow

  5. Nonlinear Selection and a Blend of Convergent, Divergent and Parallel Evolution Shapes Natural Variation in Glucosinolates
  6. D.J. Kliebenstein and N.I. Cacho

  7. Glucosinolate Regulation in a Complex Relationship MYC and MYB - No One Can Act Without Each Other
  8. H. Frerigmann

  9. Glucosinolate Synthesis in the Context of Plant Metabolism
  10. S. Kopriva and T. Gigolashvili

  11. Glucosinolate Breakdown
  12. U. Wittstock, E. Kurzbach, A.-M. Herfurth and E.J. Stauber

  13. The Function of Glucosinolates and Related Metabolites in Plant Innate Immunity
  14. M. Pastorczyk and P. Bednarek

  15. Insect Detoxification of Glucosinolates and Their Hydrolysis Products
  16. V. Jeschke, J. Gershenzon and D.G. Vassão

  17. Health Benefits of Glucosinolates
  18. M.H. Traka

  19. Glucosinolates - the Agricultural Story

E. Schnug and S. Haneklaus