Plant Metabolites: Methods, Applications And Prospects

September 2, 2020|
Plant Metabolites: Methods, Applications And Prospects by Sabu Abdulhameed
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Food security and the medicinal needs of billions of people around the world are pressing global issues, and the biodiversity and sustainable utilization of plants is of great significance in this context. Further, ethnobotanical studies are vital in the discovery of new drugs from indigenous medicinal plants, and plants with industrially important metabolites need to be cultivated to meet the growing market demand. In addition, the production of plant metabolites under in vitro conditions also has tremendous possibilities.

The totipotency of plant cells plays a valuable role in the sustainable utilization of plant resources through cell, tissue and organ culture. At the same time, production can be enhanced using productive cell lines, treatment with elicitors, changing nutritional parameters and metabolic engineering. This book provides state-of-the-art information on biodiversity, conservation, ethnobotany, various aspects ofIn vitrosecondary metabolite production, bioprospecting from various plant groups and drug discovery. It also discusses methods of extracting and characterizing drug leads from plant sources.

Dr. Sabu Abdulhameed is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Kannur University, India. He received his PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology and joined the Biotechnology Division of CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram as a Scientist Fellow. He has engaged in post-doc...
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Title:Plant Metabolites: Methods, Applications And ProspectsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:500 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:500 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:September 2, 2020Publisher:Springer SingaporeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811551359

ISBN - 13:9789811551352

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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