Anthocyanins: Biosynthesis, Functions, and Applications / Edition 1

Anthocyanins: Biosynthesis, Functions, and Applications / Edition 1

by Kevin Gould
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387773347

ISBN-13: 9780387773346

Pub. Date: 10/08/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

This book covers the biosynthesis and function of anthocyanins (and the related proanthocyanidins) in plants, and their applications in agriculture, food products, and human health. The book addresses wide-ranging issues that include human nutrition, the pastoral sector, cell culture production systems, food colorants, flower and fruit color, plant biotic interactions…  See more details below

Overview

This book covers the biosynthesis and function of anthocyanins (and the related proanthocyanidins) in plants, and their applications in agriculture, food products, and human health. The book addresses wide-ranging issues that include human nutrition, the pastoral sector, cell culture production systems, food colorants, flower and fruit color, plant biotic interactions, and the responses of plants to environmental stress.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387773346
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/08/2008
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 Anthocyanin Function in Vegetative Organs Jean-Hugues B. Hatier Hatier, Jean-Hugues B. Kevin S. Gould Gould, Kevin S. 1

2 Role of Anthocyanins in Plant Defence Simcha Lev-Yadun Lev-Yadun, Simcha Kevin S. Gould Gould, Kevin S. 21

3 Modifying Anthocyanin Production in Flowers Kevin M. Davies Davies, Kevin M. 49

4 Prevalence and Functions of Anthocyanins in Fruits W. J. Steyn Steyn, W. J. 85

5 Anthocyanin Biosynthesis in Plant Cell Cultures: A Potential Source of Natural Colourants Simon Deroles Deroles, Simon 107

6 Modification and Stabilization of Anthocyanins Keiko Yonekura-Sakakibara Yonekura-Sakakibara, Keiko Toru Nakayama Nakayama, Toru Mami Yamazaki Yamazaki, Mami Kazuki Saito Saito, Kazuki 169

7 Flavonoid Biotransformations in Microorganisms Joseph A. Chemler Chemler, Joseph A. Effendi Leonard Leonard, Effendi Mattheos A. G. Koffas Koffas, Mattheos A. G. 191

8 Biosynthesis and Manipulation of Flavonoids in Forage Legumes Susanne Rasmussen Rasmussen, Susanne 257

9 Anthocyanins as Food Colorants Nuno Mateus Mateus, Nuno Victor de Freitas de Freitas, Victor 283

10 Interactions Between Flavonoids that Benefit Human Health Mary Ann Lila Lila, Mary Ann 305

Index 325

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