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Crops convert inorganic nitrogen into amino acids, the development blocks for proteins. in addition they make a variety of different nitrogen compounds to assist shield themselves from pests and illnesses. An realizing of those compounds can for that reason assist in devising greater crop security and creation equipment. This quantity includes essays through scientists who've studied elements of plant nitrogen meals and amino acid biosynthesis. There are chapters on protein amino acids, nonprotein amino acids, betaines, glutathione, polyamines, and different secondary metabolites derived from amino acids. the result of those experiences may be of curiosity to graduate scholars and pros in biochemistry and botany.
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