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Applications of Plant Metabolic Engineering

Publish Date: 2007

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6031-1

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Written by leading international experts in the field of plant metabolic engineering, this book discusses, mainly, applications of plant metabolic engineering. Metabolic engineering, which is part of second generation biotechnology, has made several contributions at basic level as well as at conceptualising products ever since its emergence in the early 1980s. Applications resulting from metabolic engineering are expected to play a very important role in future for plant breeding, e.g. for improved resistance or improved traits concerning health promoting constituents, and production of fine chemicals such as medicines, flavors and fragrances.

Subject: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Assimilat, Chloroplast, Plant metabolic engineering, Tyrosin, Vitamin, biosynthesis, biotechnology, breeding, microorganism, microorganisms, natural product, plant breeding