Phytochemicals In Human Health Protection, Nutrition, And Plant Defense by John T. RomeoPhytochemicals In Human Health Protection, Nutrition, And Plant Defense by John T. Romeo

Phytochemicals In Human Health Protection, Nutrition, And Plant Defense

byJohn T. RomeoEditorJohn T. Romeo

Hardcover | September 30, 1999

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Volume 33 of this excellent series on phytochemistry contains papers presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America. Topics fall under the areas of: drug discovery and pathway engineering towards new medicinal/neutriceutical targets, roles for polyphenols - biosynthesis and applications, and new chemical prospects and plant defense.
Title:Phytochemicals In Human Health Protection, Nutrition, And Plant DefenseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:444 pagesPublished:September 30, 1999Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306462036

ISBN - 13:9780306462030

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Natural Product Drug Discovery and Development: The United States National Cancer Institute Role; G.M. Cragg, et al. 2. Taxol Biosynthesis: A Review of Some Determinant Steps; K. Walker, R. Croteau. 3. Role of Lignans in Carcinogenesis; L.U. Thompson. 4. Towards Engineering the Metabolic Pathways of Cancer-Preventing Lignans in Cereal Grains and Other Crops; M.A. Costa, et al. 5. Simple (Bench-Top) Bioassays and the Isolation of New Chemically Diverse Antitumor and Pesticidal Agents from Higher Plants; J.L. McLaughlin, C.-J. Chang. 6. Molecular Controls for Isoflavonoid Biosynthesis in Relation To Plant and Human Health; R.A. Dixon, et al. 7. Medical Potential and Biosynthesis of Plant Coumarins; U. Matern. 8. Biosynthesis, Biodegradation, and Cellular Localization of Hydrolyzable Tannins; G.G. Gross. 9. The Formation of Heartwood and Its Extractives: An Overview; W.E. Hillis. 10. Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Proanthocyanidins; D. Ferreira, et al. 11. Astringency and Polyphenol Protein Interactions; E. Haslam, et al. 12. Phytochemistry of Bryophytes: Biologically Active Terpenoids and Aromatic Compound From Liverworts; Y. Asakawa. 13. Biologically-Active Compounds From Buddleja Species; P.J. Houghton, A.Y. Mensah. 14. Cyanide In Foods: Biology of Cyanogenic Glucosides and Related Nutritional Problems; D. Selmar. 15. Plant Ecochemicals From the Viewpoint of Plant Defense; J. Mizutani.