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Title Applications of plant metabolic engineering / edited by R. Verpoorte, A.W. Alfermann and T.S. Johnson
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents Biosynthesis of plant natural products and characterization of plant biosynthetic pathways in recombinant microorganisms / Erin K. Marasco, Claudia Schmidt-Dannert -- Plant molecular farming: host systems, technology and products / G.B. Sunil Kumar [and others] -- Plastid pathways: metabolic engineering via the chloroplast genom / Tracey Ruhlman, Henry Daniell -- Metabolic engineering of the alkaloid biosynthesis in plants: functional genomics approaches / Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Suvi T. Häkkinen, Heiko Rischer -- Polyamine biosynthetic pathway: a potential target for enhancing alkaloids production: polyamines in alkaloid production / Esha Bhattacharya, M.V. Rajam -- Metabolic engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis: case studies in tyrosine- and putrescine-derived alkaloids: molecular engineering in alkaloid biosynthesis / Fumihiko Sato, Koji Inai, Takashi Hashimoto -- Application of metabolic engineering to vanillin biosynthetic pathways in Vanilla planifolia / Daphna Havkin-Frenkel, Faith C. Belanger -- Pathway engineering of the plant Vitamin C metabolic network / Argelia Lorence, Craig L. Nessler -- Metabolic engineering of terpenoid biosynthesis in plants / Joost Lücker, Harro J. Bouwmeester, Asaph Aharoni -- Metabolic engineering of seed oil biosynthetic pathways for human health / Howard G. Damude, Anthony J. Kinney -- Metabolic engineering in sugarcane: assisting the transition to a bio-based economy / Robert G. Birch -- Single-chain Fv antibody stimulates biosynthesis of secondary metabolites in plants / Waraporn Putalun, Hiroyuki Tamaka, Yukihiro Shoyama -- Metabolic engineering of sulfur assimilation in plants : molecular and biochemical analysis of serine acetyltransferase and cysteine synthase / Masaaki Noji, Kazuki Saito -- Approaches to quality plant based medicine: significance of chemical profiling / Praveen K. Saxena, Ian B. Cole, Susan J. Murch
Summary "Written by leading international experts in the field of plant metabolic engineering, this book discusses, mainly, applications of plant metabolic engineering." "This book is a source of information for all those involved with plants as chemical factories of fine chemicals and also to more experienced scientists who work on transgenic plants, besides, senior researchers, graduate students, post-doctoral students, teachers and students as well."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biochemical engineering.
Plant biotechnology.
Plant physiology.
Plants -- Metabolism.
Plants, Genetically Modified -- metabolism.
Form Electronic book
Author Alfermann, A. W.
Johnson, T. S.
Verpoorte, R.
ISBN 1402060300 (hbk.)
1402060319
9781402060304 (hbk.)
9781402060311