Enzymes of secondary metabolism
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Published by Academic Press in London, San Diego, CA .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Metabolism,
  • Enzymes,
  • Botanical chemistry

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by P.J. Lea
SeriesMethods in plant biochemistry -- v. 9, Methods in plant biochemistry -- v. 9
ContributionsLea, Peter J
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 478 p. :
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16728746M
ISBN 100124610196

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This book treats the organization and significance of biosynthesis, storage, transformation, and degradation of the most important groups of secondary products in microorganisms, plants, and animals. It shows that the formation of secondary products is a common characteristic of specialized cells brought about by the action of special enzymes encoded by specific genetic material. Clarendon Press, - Medical - pages. 0 Reviews. This book is concerned with the biosynthesis, biological activity, and ecological significance of secondary metabolites (natural. Biotechnology of Plant Secondary Metabolism: Methods and Protocols explores different secondary metabolite classes, whole-plant and cell/organ culture systems, and environmental and genetic transformation-based modulation of biochemical pathways. Special focus is given to cell and tissue specific metabolism, metabolite transport, microRNA-based Author: Arthur Germano Fett-Neto. PAL (EC ) is one of the most studied enzymes in the secondary metabolism of plants. The enzyme was discovered in barley seedlings by [87]. PAL catalyzes the first committed step in the biosynthesis of a diverse range of phenylpropanoid-derived secondary products, such as flavonoids, isoflavonoids, coumarins, and lignans [5,88].

  Calcium effects were visible from the earliest steps of secondary metabolism pathways as summarized in Fig. 7, affecting PAL gene expression and enzyme activity concordantly, depending on the presence of ABA or MeJA, suggesting a strong calcium-hormonal interplay in the regulation of this enzyme, and also of VvSTS, VvDFR, VvUFGT, VvAM1 and. Further, mutations in biosynthetic enzyme genes and the consequent deletion or gain of a novel metabolic pathway, transporter genes necessary for the compartmentalization of cytotoxic metabolites, and modified gene expression profiles of transcriptional regulators contribute to the diversification of secondary metabolism (Liscombe et al., ; Takemura et al., ). On the other hand, secondary metabolism . (5) Secondary metabolism provides a way of enabling the enzymes of primary metabolism to function when they are not needed for their primary purpose. “It is the processes of secondary metabolism, rather than the products (secondary metabolites) which are important”. (6) Secondary metabolites play a key role in the organism's survival. Enzymes Of Primary Metabolism Enzymes Of Primary Metabolism by Jeffrey B. Harborne. Download it Methods In Plant Biochemistry Enzymes Of Primary Metabolism books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.. Click Download for free books. Methods In Plant Biochemistry Enzymes Of Primary Metabolism.

This book, part of a series edited by P. M. Dey and J. B. Harborne, is a continuation of Volume 3 (entitled 'Enzymes of primary metabolism'), and is concerned with enzymes of secondary metabolism. The book is divided into 18 chapters: (1) the shikimate pathway; (2) hydrolysable tannins; (3) hydroxycinnamic acids and lignins; (4) flavonoid enzymology; (5) heterocyclic β-substituted alanines; . Enzymes involved in the metabolism of 3-hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A in Catharanthus roseus. when meetings were held on the topic of primary and secondary metabolism of plant cell cultures, there has been a clear shift of the focus of ongoing research. i.e. molecular biology becomes more prominent. This state-of-the-art book has. Enzymes of secondary metabolism in microorganisms J. A. Robinson, Chem. Soc. Rev., , 17, DOI: /CS If you are not the Authors contributing to RSC publications (journal articles, books or book chapters) do not need to formally request permission to reproduce material contained in this article provided that the correct. The book first elaborates on cell structure and function, enzymes, and catabolism. Discussions focus on the control of respiration, conservation of the energy liberated in respiration, chemical pathways of respiration, enzymes in the living cell, prosthetic groups and coenzymes, protein nature of enzymes, general structure of plant cells, and osmotic behavior of cells.