By Eva Nemeth
Caraway, the 7th quantity within the sequence Medicinal and fragrant crops - business Profiles, collects jointly all the present details in reference to the biology, chemistry, agrotechnology and usage of the plant genus Carum. After an summary on all Carum species, it bargains as a rule with th most crucial species Carum carvi L. The clinical and monetary importance of the genus in addition to imminent effects and destiny views are discussed.
Authors from a few nations provide information regarding worthy traditions in addition to the main up to date examine effects. Physiological, genetic and agrotechnological specialities of annual and biennial different types of caraway are mentioned seperately. The ebook offers an outline of the anatomical constitution of crucial organs of the plant, and its chemical materials. it additionally discusses construction practices together with put up harvest innovations, caliber requisites and usage of the plant's items in pharmacology, and the alimentary and cosmetics industries.
The huge scope of displays illustrated with quite a few tables and figures bargains first-class fabric for scientists, academics and scholars who're attracted to medicinal and fragrant vegetation.
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The identification of phenol-containing proteid by Briescorn et al. 3. Splitting off the protein under reductive conditions liberates 3,4-dihydroxycinnamic (caffeic) acid (Table 4). Detailed studies of acidic, alcaline, enzymatic and reductive cleavage products lead to the conclusion that caffeic acid is bound to proteid as a result of nucleophilic 1,4-addition of free proteic amino group to o-quinoic intermediate with the formation of C-N bond between nitrogen and C-6 atom of the benzene ring (Figure 12).
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