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Amino Acids in Higher Plan

Amino Acids in Higher Plan

By: J. P. Felix D'Mello (editor), Mattoo Mattoo (contributor), F. J. Corpas (contributor), S. M. Duff (contributor), A. O. Hudson (contributor), Hoefgen Hoefgen (contributor), A. Raychau (contributor), F. Gallard (contributor), C. Sengupt (contributor), E. Gonzale (contributor)Hardback

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Amino acids play a role in the defence mechanisms and stress responses of plants, as well as in food quality and safety for humans and animals. Recent advances in the field make a comprehensive overview of the information a necessity; this book collates chapters on plant enzymes and metabolism, modulation, molecular aspects and secondary products. Also including information on ecology, the environment and mammalian nutrition and toxicology, it provides an authoritative resource.

About Author

J.P.F. D'Mello has published extensively, with 87 journal papers, 16 book chapters and 6 edited books to his name. He has been retired since 2003, but from 1968-2003 was a researcher and lecturer at the Scottish Agricultural College, UK. D'Mello received his PhD, 'Biochemical and nutritional aspects of amino acid interactions' in 1968 from the University of Nottingham.


1: Enzymes and Metabolism1: Glutamate Dehydrogenase2: Alanine Aminotransferase: Amino Acid Metabolism in Higher Plants3: Aspartate Aminotransferase4: Tyrosine Aminotransferase5: An Insight Into the Role and Regulation of Glutamine Synthetase in Plants6: Asparagine Synthetase7: Glutamate Decarboxylase8: l-Arginine-Dependent Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity9: Ornithine: At the Crossroads of Multiple Paths to Amino Acids and Polyamines10: Polyamines in Plants: Biosynthesis From Arginine, and Metabolic, Physiological and Stress-response Roles11: Serine Acetyltransferase12: Cysteine Homeostasis13: Lysine Metabolism14: Histidine15: Amino Acid Synthesis Under Abiotic Stress16: The Central Role of Glutamate and Aspartate in the Post-translational Control of Respiration and Nitrogen Assimilation in Plant Cells2: Dynamics17: Amino Acid Export in Plants18: Uptake, Transport and Redistribution of Amino Nitrogen in Woody Plants3: Chemical Ecology19: Auxin Biosynthesis20: Involvement of Tryptophan-pathway-derived Secondary Metabolism in the Defence Responses of Grasses21: Melatonin: Synthesis From Tryptophan and its Role in Higher Plants22: Glucosinolate Biosynthesis From Amino Acids23: Natural Toxins that Affect Plant Amino Acid Metabolism24: Glyphosate: The Fate and Toxicology of a Herbicidal Amino Acid Derivative4: Plant Products: Quality and Safety25: Amino Acid Analysis of Plant Products26: Metabolic Amino Acid Availability in Foods of Plant Origin: Implications for Human and Livestock Nutrition27: Toxicology of Non-protein Amino Acids5: Conclusions28: Delivering Innovative Solutions and Paradigms for a Changing Environment

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  • ISBN13: 9781780642635
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 632
  • ID: 9781780642635
  • weight: 1530
  • ISBN10: 1780642636

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