Secondary Metabolites : Their Function and Evolution (Ciba Foundation Symposia)

Secondary Metabolites : Their Function and Evolution (Ciba Foundation Symposia)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 300 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780471934479
  • DDC分類 574.1924

基本説明

This book provides a review of current thinking on the biosynthesis, function and evolution of secondary metabolites in animals, plants and microorganisms.

Full Description


A comprehensive review of current thinking on the biosynthesis, function and evolution of secondary metabolites in animals, plants and microorganisms. Examines the traditional context of secondary metabolites as natural products having no obvious part to play in the producing organism's life cycle. Covers issues related to genetic and antibiotic applications.

Table of Contents

  PARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS: Partial table of
contents:
Origins of Secondary Metabolism (T.
Cavalier-Smith).
Genes for Polyketide Secondary Metabolic
Pathways in Microorganisms and Plants (D.
Hopwood & C. Khosla).
Regulation of Gibberellin Formation by the
Fungus Gibberella Fujikuroi (B. Bruckner).
Genetic Regulation of Secondary Metabolic
Pathways in Streptomyces (K. Chater).
Role of Secondary Metabolites from Microbes
(L. Vining).
Self-Protection Mechanisms in Antibiotic
Producers (E. Cundliffe).
Secondary Metabolites from Marine Organisms
(K. Rinehart).
Roles for Secondary Metabolites in Plants (P.
Waterman).
Index of Contributors.
Subject Index.