By Kevin Davies
It is tough to over–state the significance of plant pigments in biology. Chlorophylls are arguably crucial natural compounds on the earth, as they're required for photosynthesis. Carotenoids also are precious for the survival of either crops and mammals, via their roles in photosynthesis and meals, respectively. the opposite plant pigment teams, comparable to flavonoids and betalains, have very important roles in either the biology of crops and the organisms with which vegetation interact.
This publication offers an summary of pigment chemistry and biology, including an up–to–date account of the biosynthesis of pigments and the amendment in their construction utilizing biotechnology. The chapters disguise a large scope of pigmentation examine – from the significance of structural variety in producing the diversity of colors obvious in crops, via to bettering human overall healthiness homes of vegetation through expanding pigment degrees in transgenic plants.
The quantity is directed at researchers and execs in plant biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.
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