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Latex, Laticifers and Their Molecular Components: From Functions to Possible Applications, Vol 93. Advances in Botanical Research

  • ID: 4806601
  • Book
  • January 2020
  • 254 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Latex, Laticifers And Their Products, Volume 93 in the Advances in Botanical Research series, highlights new advances in the growing field of the latex of different plant species and a diversity of molecules produced by the plants within laticifers. The new volume presents timely chapters on the latest developments in Plant latex and latex-borne defense, Physiology and structure of laticifers, Low-molecular compounds of latex-bearing plants/Latex-based defense strategies against pests, Plant latex proteins and their functions, Latex and Laticifers as a Source of Useful Bioactive Compounds. Pharmacologically active compounds from latex of medicinal plants. Euphorbia latex biochemistry/ proteins, and more.

  • Highlights new advances on physiology and structure of laticifers
  • Focuses on the latest developments in latex-borne defense against herbivores and pathogens
  • Includes the latest information on the diversity of molecules produced by different latex-bearing plants and a wide range of their activities and applications

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- Plant latex and latex-borne defense

Marcio Viana Ramosa, Cléverson Diniz Teixeira de Freitas, Francimauro Sousa Morais, Erika Prado, Maria Camila Medina and Diego Demarco

- Structural diversity and distribution of laticifers

Simone Padua Teixeira, Cristina Ribeiro Marinho and Flavia Maria Leme

- Plant latex proteins and their functions

Oskar Musidlak, Sophia Baldysz, Michalina Krakowiak, Robert Nawrot

- Low-molecular compounds of latex-bearing plants and their biosynthesis

Peng Huang, Mengshan Sun, Jianguo Zeng

- Pharmacologically active compounds from latex-bearing plants

Alicja Warowicka, Robert Nawrot, Anna Gozdzicka-Józefiak

- Latex proteins and enzymes involved in terpenoid biosynthesis of selected Euphorbia species: E. kansui Liou and E. helioscopia L.

Xueyan Zhao, Xia Cai

- Biochemical composition of Hevea brasiliensis latex: a focus on the protein, lipid, carbohydrate and mineral contents

Céline Bottier
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