By Hans-Walter Heldt

This totally revised translation of the world-renowned German version covers the full and glossy wisdom of plant biochemistry. The booklet offers the subject in a concise and simplified demeanour in order that scholars can digest the message and achieve a uncomplicated wisdom of the total box of plant biochemistry, from photosynthesis (the synthesis of typical plant items) to all types of genetic engineering with its many advertisement functions. themes comprise phone constitution and serve as, lipid and polysaccharide metabolism, nitrogen fixation, phloem shipping, synthesis and serve as of isoprenoids, phenylpropanoids and different secondary metabolites, plant progress rules and improvement. Heldt offers a finished description of photosynthesis, fundamental and secondary metabolism, the functionality of phytohormones and molecular engineering. The textual content covers learn findings till the tip of 2003 and identifies components of destiny learn. There are broad references to the newest medical literature.

* Illustrated with two-color diagrams and good designed metabolic schemes
* Plant metabolism offered within the context of the constitution and serve as of the plant
* Many examples of industrial functions for the safety and caliber development of harvest vegetation, plant breeding, and the creation of uncooked fabrics for commercial use
* insurance of the most recent learn findings

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