By R. M. Wallsgrove (editor)
Vegetation convert inorganic nitrogen into amino acids, the construction blocks for proteins. additionally they make a variety of different nitrogen compounds to assist guard themselves from pests and illnesses. An knowing of those compounds can as a result assist in devising greater crop security and creation tools. This quantity comprises essays by means of scientists who've studied features of plant nitrogen food 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 stories might be of curiosity to graduate scholars and execs in biochemistry and botany.
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Amino Acids and their Derivatives in Higher Plants (Society for Experimental Biology Seminar Series (No. 56)) by R. M. Wallsgrove (editor)