Medicinal Plant Biotechnology available in Hardcover
There have been rapid advances in the field of plant biotechnology in recent years, increasing the potential for medical application. Covering the latest advances in the use of plants to produce medicinal drugs and vaccines, this volume examines topics including plant tissue culture, secondary metabolite production, metabolomics and metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, molecular farming and future biotechnological directions, with contributors from key researchers in the field. Medicinal Plant Biotechnology is an essential reference for researchers in plant biology and biotechnology, medical sciences and pharmacology.
|Publisher:||CAB International North America|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Rajesh Arora is at the Research and Development Organization, Delhi.
Table of Contents
1. Emerging Trends in Medicinal Plant Biotechnology 2. Medicinal Compounds Produced in Plant Cell Factories 3. Biotechnological Characterization of Populations of Podophyllum hexandrum Royle. 4. Traditional and Biotechnological Strategies for Conservation of Podophyllum hexandrum Royle 5. Microsatellite Markers: Potential and Opportunities in Medicinal Plants 6. In vitro-Propagation of Medicinal Plants for Conservation and Quality Assurance 7. Propagation of elite Cannabis sativa L. for the production of 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) 8. In Vitro Saponin Production in Plant Cell And Tissue Cultures 9. Podophyllotoxin and Related Lignans: Biotechnological Production by In Vitro Plant Cell Cultures 10. Hairy Root Culture: Copying Nature in New Bioprocesses 11. Genetic Transformation of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don. for Augmenting Secondary Metabolite Production 12. Podophyllum Endophytic Fungi 13. Biotechnology of Vinca major and Vinca minor 14. Analytical Platforms and Databases from Plant Transcriptomics to Metabolomics 15. Docking-based Virtual Screening of Anticancer Drugs 16. Population Structure and Molecular Characterization of Podophyllum hexandrum 17. Plant Virus Vector Systems for the Production and Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals 18. Novel Medicinal Plants for the Production and Delivery of Vaccines 19. Noscapinoids: A New Class of Anti-cancer Drugs Demand Biotechnological Intervention 20. Recent Developments in Chemistry and Biotechnology of Podophyllum 21. Plant-derived Recombinant Griffithsin 22. Camptothecins: SAR, QSAR, and Biotechnology