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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants V : Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry - Professor Dr. Y. P. S. Bajaj

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants V

Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry

Hardcover Published: 1st October 1993
ISBN: 9783540560081
Number Of Pages: 391

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27 chapter cover the distribution, economic importance,conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture,and in vitro production of important medicinal andpharmaceutical compounds in various species of Ajuga,Allium, Ambrosia, Artemisia, Aspilia, Atractylodes,Callitris, Choisya, Cinnamomum, Coluria, Cucumis, Drosera,Daucus, Eustoma, Fagopyrum, Hibiscus, Levisticum,Onobrychis, Orthosiphon, Quercus, Sanguinaria, Solanum,Sophora, Stauntonia, Tanecetum, Vetiveria, and Vitis.Like the previous volumes 4, 7, 15, and 21 in theMedicinal and Aromatic Plants series, the volume istailored to the need of advanced students, teachers,and research scientists in the area of plant biotechnologyandbioengineering, pharmacy, botany and biochemistry.

I Ajuga reptans (Bugle): In Vitro Production of Anthocyanins (With 12 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 Secondary Metabolites in A. reptans Plants and Cell Cultures.- 3 Chemistry. Applications and In Vitro Production of Anthocyanins.- 4 In Vitro Production of Anthocyanins by A. reptans.- 5 Chemical Investigations of the Anthocyanins.- 6 PAL Activities in Callus Cultures.- 7 Conclusions and Prospects.- 8 Protocol.- References.- II Allium cepa L. (Onion): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Flavor (With 7 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 Biosynthesis of Flavor Compounds.- 3 Release of Flavors.- 4 Initiation of Tissue Cultures of Onion.- 5 Production of Onion Flavor in Tissue Culture.- 6 Effect of Differentiation on Flavor Production.- 7 Cell Differentiation and Flavor Production.- 8 Conclusions.- References.- III Ambrosia tenuifolia Spreng (Altamisa): In. Vitro Culture and the Production of Psilostachyinolides (With 5 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 Callus Culture and Production of Psilostachyinolides.- 3 Summary and Conclusions.- 4 Protocol.- References.- IV Aspilia mossambicensis: In Vitro Propagation and Production of Antibiotic Polyacetylenes by Root Cultures (With 4 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 Materials and Methods.- 3 Results and Discussion.- 4 Summary and Conclusions.- References.- V Artemisia annua (Quing-Hao): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Artemisinin (With 5 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 Artemisinin Production.- 3 In Vitro Culture Studies.- 4 Conclusion.- 5 Protocol.- References.- VI Atractylodes spp.: In Vitro Culture and the Evaluation of Micropropagated Plants for Sesquiterpenes and Acetylenic Compounds (With 7 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Propagation.- 3 Refrigerated Storage of Shoot Cultures.- 4 Summary.- 5 Protocol.- References.- VII Callitris spp. (Cypress Pine): In Vivo and In Vitro Accumulation of Podophyllotoxin and Other Secondary Metabolites (With 5 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 In Vitro Studies.- 3 Conclusions and Prospects.- References.- VIII Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange): In Vitro Culture and the Production af Alkaloids (With 5 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Culture Approaches.- 3 Conclusions.- 4 Suggested Protocols.- References.- IX Cinnamomum cassia Blume (Cinnamon): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Condensed Tannins (With 6 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approach.- 3 Summary and Conclusion.- 4 Protocol.- References.- X Coluria geoides Ledeb.: Micropropagation, Root Culture, and the Production of Eugenol (With 8 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Conclusions and Prospects.- 4 Protocol.- References.- XI Cucumis sativus L. (Cucumber): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Ascorbate Oxidase (With 8 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 Function and Properties of Ascorbate Oxidase.- 3 In Vitro Cultivation.- 4 Cell Suspension Cultures.- 5 Conclusions.- References.- XII Drosera spp. (Sundew): Micropropagation and the In Vitro Production of Plumbagin (With 7 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Summary and Conclusions.- References.- XIII Daucus carota L. (Carrot): In Vitro Production of Carotenoids and Phytoalexins (With 6 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Production of Carotenoids.- 3 In Vitro Production of Carrot Phytoalexin 6-Methoxyrnellein.- 4 Conclusions and Prospects.- References.- XIV Eustoma grandiflorum Shinn (Texas Bluebell): Callus Culture, Micropropagation, and the Production of Gentiopicroside and Other Secondary Metabolites (With 6 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 Importance of Eustoma grandiflorum.- 3 Secondary Metabolites in Eustoma grandiflorum.- 4 In Vitro Studies.- 5 Secondary Products in Tissue Cultures.- 6 Summary.- 7 Protocol.- References.- XV Fagopyrum esculentum Moench. (Buckwheat): In Vitro Culture, and the Production of Rutin (With 5 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- References.- XVI Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Roselle): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins (With 8 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 In Vitro Approach.- 3 Summary.- References.- XVII Levisticum officinale Koch. (Garden Lovage): Micropropagation and the Production of Essential Oils (With 10 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 Tissue and Cell Culture.- 3 Micropropagation.- 4 Production of Essential Oils.- 5 Summary and Conclusions.- 6 Protocol.- References.- XVIII Melissa officinalis L. (Lemon Balm): In Vitro Culture and the Production and Analysis of Volatile Compounds (With 8 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 In Vitro Culture Studies.- 3 Summary and Conclusions.- References.- XIX Onobrychis viciifolia Scop. (Sainfoin): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Condensed Tannins (With 4 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Conclusions and Prospects.- References.- XX Orthosiphon aristatus (Java Tea): In Vitro Culture and Elicitation of Rosmarinic Acid in Cell Suspensions (With 8 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Summary and Conclusions.- 4 Protocol.- References.- XXI Quercus spp. (Oak): In Vitro Culture and Production of Tannins (With 2 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 Tannins in Adult Oaks.- 3 In Vitro Culture Studies.- 4 Summary.- 5 Conclusions.- References.- XXII Sanguinaria canadensis (Sanguinarius): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Benzophenanthridine Alkaloids (With 9 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Effects of Media Composition on Cell Growth and Alkaloid Production.- 4 Summary and Conclusions.- References.- XXIII Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Secondary Metabolites (With 8 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Studies.- 3 Analytical Methods.- 4 Steroids in Tissue Cultures of S. aculeatissimum.- 5 Summary and Concluding Remarks.- 6 Protocol.- References.- XXIV Sophora flavescens (Kurara): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Lupin Alkaloids (With 4 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Summary and Conclusions.- 4 Protocol.- References.- XXV Stauntonia hexaphylla: In Vitro Culture and the Production of Triterpenes (With 5 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Speculative Biogenesis of 30-Noroleanane-Type Triterpenes in Callus Tissues.- 4 Conclusion.- 5 Protocol.- References.- XXVI Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip. (Feverfew): In Vitro Culture and Prospects for the Production of Parthenolide (With 4 Figures).- 1 General Account.- 2 Biotechnological Approaches.- 3 Conclusions.- References.- XXVII Vitis vinifera L. (Grapevine): In Vitro Production of Anthocyanins (With 5 Figures).- 1 Introduction.- 2 In Vitro Approaches.- 3 Conclusions and Prospects.- 4 Protocol.- References.

ISBN: 9783540560081
ISBN-10: 3540560084
Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 391
Published: 1st October 1993
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.86