The Formation, Structure and Activity of Phytochemicals

The Formation, Structure and Activity of Phytochemicals

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This text provides both review and primary research articles for a broad audience of biologists, chemists, biochemists, pharmacologists, clinicians and nutrition experts, especially those interested in the biosynthesis, structure, function and/or bioactivity of plant natural products. Recurring themes include the evolution and ecology of specialized metabolites, the genetic and enzymatic mechanisms for their formation and metabolism, the systems biology study of their cell/tissue/organ context, the engineering of plant natural products, as well as various aspects of their application for human health. In addition to analysis of current research, new developments in the techniques used to study plant natural products are presented and discussed, taking a detailed look at structure elucidation and quantification, a€œomica€ (genomic/ proteomic/ transcriptomic/ metabolomics) profiling or for microscopic localization. In short, this series combines chapters from researchers that explain and discuss current topics in the most exciting new research in phytochemistry.Each extract was further analyzed by liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry (LC-HRMS) on an Agilent 1200 series HPLC, equipped with an Agilent 1100 series binary pump, connected to an Agilent G1969A LC/MSD TOF HRMS. An aliquot (5 ... Consensus sequences were compared against the reference NCBI sequence database GenBank using the BLAST search algorithm. The topanbsp;...

Title:The Formation, Structure and Activity of Phytochemicals
Author:Reinhard Jetter
Publisher:Springer - 2015-10-14


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