Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae: Secondary Metabolites: Biosynthesis, Chemotaxonomy, Biological and Economic Significance (A Handbook) / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $234.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 41%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $234.00   
  • New (1) from $317.50   
  • Used (4) from $234.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$317.50
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(23297)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
BRAND NEW

Ships from: Avenel, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

This comprehensive and interdisciplinary handbook provides a bird’s-eye view of two centuries of research on secondary metabolites of the two large Solanales families, Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae. In this book they’re arranged according to their biosynthetic principles, while the occurrence and chemical structures of almost all known individual secondary metabolites are covered, which are found in hundreds of wild as well as cultivated solanaceous and convolvulaceous species.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
From the reviews:

"The text covers the known chemistry of two large families and compares the findings in a variety of ways to provide a synthesis … . At the end is an Appendix of colour plates, Subject Index, and Taxonomic Index. … I recommend this book to anyone involved with people, whether city-dwellers or traditional. While the book contains plants not often used by humans, these families have species that are ubiquitous as food and medicine." (Daniel F. Austin, Economic Botany, Vol. 62 (4), 2008)

"This handbook ... survey of two centuries of research on secondary metabolites in the Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae families, both of the order Solanales. The author has more than 20 years of research experience on secondary metabolites of these taxa. … the author treads a new path using more recent chemotaxonomic and molecular phylogenetic aspects for the characterization of plants. … this book will clearly serve as a reference for scientists active in the field of medical plant research, natural products chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences." (Ivo Pischel, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, March, 2009)

“The handbook Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae secondary metabolites comprises 8 chapters and an appendix with 83 color plates of Solanales species. … Most of the references listed at the end of each Chapter provide additional sources for the reader. This book is recommended to anyone interested in studying secondary metabolites.” (Edna Myiake Kato, Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2010)

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540745402
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 1/8/2008
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 638
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Classification and System in Solanales.- Ornithine-Derived Alkaloids.- Tryptophan-derived Alkaloids.- Miscellaneous Alkaloids.- Phenylalanine-derived Metabolites/Phenylpropanoids.- Terpenoids (Isoprenoids).- Secondary Metabolites Derived from Fatty Acids and Carbohydrates.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)