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By Michael Wink

This fresh Annual Plant stories quantity is the second one variation of the hugely profitable and well-received Annual Plant stories, quantity 2.
This fascinating new quantity presents an updated survey of the biochemistry and body structure of plant secondary metabolism. the amount commences with an outline of the biochemistry, body structure and serve as of secondary metabolism, by way of special studies of the foremost teams of secondary metabolites: alkaloids and betalains, cyanogenic glucosides, glucosinolates and nonprotein amino acids, phenyl propanoids and comparable phenolics, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides and saponins. a last bankruptcy discusses the evolution of secondary metabolism.

This conscientiously compiled re-creation brings jointly chapters from many of the world's top specialists in plant secondary metabolism. thoroughly revised and taken correct brand new with a lot new info, this quantity is a necessary buy for complicated scholars, researchers and execs in biochemistry, body structure, molecular biology, genetics, plant sciences, agriculture, medication, pharmacology and pharmacy, operating within the educational and business sectors, together with these operating within the pesticide and pharmaceutical industries. Libraries in all universities and learn institutions the place those topics are studied and taught will want copies of this glorious quantity on their cabinets.

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Sex allocation, Charnov 1982), whereas Lloyd developed a general framework that emphasized the conceptual unity of allocation problems, rather than their functional diversity. 4 An example of aspects of allocation to competing functions. Panel (a) illustrates the relation of fitness contributions by two functions, A (dashed line) and B (dashed–dotted line), and total fitness (solid line) to allocation in the competing functions. Panel (b) depicts the first derivatives of the fitness contributions (marginal fitnesses) by functions A (dashed line) and B (dashed-dotted line).

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