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Author Vermerris, Wilfred.

Title Phenolic compound biochemistry / by Wilfred Vermerris and Ralph Nicholson
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents Families of Phenolic Compounds and Means of Classification; Chemical Properties of Phenolic Compounds; Biosynthesis of Phenolic Compounds; Isolation and Identification of Phenolic Compounds; Analysis of Phenolic Compounds with Mass Spectrometry; The Role of Phenols in Plant Defense; Phenolic Compounds and their Effects on Human Health
Summary How does the consumption of red wine reduce heart disease? How does a plant battle an invading fungus using physical and chemical defense mechanisms? This work uses such examples to illustrates the chemical diversity and use of phenolic compounds. It includes topics such as: nomenclature, chemical properties, biosynthesis, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Phenols.
Form Electronic book
Author Nicholson, Ralph L.
LC no. 2007464090
ISBN 1402051638 (Cloth)
9781402051630 (Cloth)