By David R. Gang

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • Publication Date: 2010-10-26
  • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1441969616
  • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781441969613

Description:

This is the first volume to be published under a new series agreement for Recent Advances in Phytochemistry, co-published with the Phytochemical Society of North America.

Contents

1 The Pursuit of Potent Anti-influenza Activity from the Antarctic Red Marine Alga   Gigartina skottsbergii

J. Alan Maschek, Cynthia J. Bucher, Alberto van Olphen, Charles D. Amsler, James B. McClintock, and Bill J. Baker

2 Ginsenosides: Phytoanticipins or Host Recognition Factors?
Mark A. Bernards, Dimitre A. Ivanov, M. Andreea Neculai, and Robert W. Nicol

3 Fractionation of Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins for Bioactivity Assessment
Vaishali Sharma, Chungfen Zhang, Giulio M. Pasinetti, and Richard A. Dixon

4 Coloring Soybeans with Anthocyanins?
Nikola Kovinich, John T. Arnason, Vincenzo De Luca, and Brian Miki

5 Pharmacogenetics in Potential Herb–Drug Interactions: Effects of Ginseng on CYP3A4 and CYP2C9 Allelic Variants
Alice Luu, Brian C. Foster, Kristina L. McIntyre, Teresa W. Tam, and John T. Arnason

6 Biosynthesis and Function of Citrus Glycosylated Flavonoids
Daniel K. Owens and Cecilia A. McIntosh

7 Ginsenoside Variation Within and Between Ontario Ginseng Landraces: Relating Phytochemistry to Biological Activity
Kristina L. McIntyre, Alice Luu, Cathy Sun, Dan Brown, E.M.K. Lui, and John T. Arnason

8 Heat, Color, and Flavor Compounds in Capsicum Fruit
Ivette Guzman, Paul W. Bosland, and Mary A. O’Connell ix x Contents

9 Fungal Attack and Cruciferous Defenses: Tricking Plant Pathogens
M. Soledade C. Pedras

10 Glucosinolate Degradation Products in Fermented Meadowfoam Seed Meal and Their Herbicidal Activities
Jan F. Stevens and Ralph L. Reed

11 Elucidating the Metabolism of Plant Terpene Volatiles: Alternative Tools for Engineering Plant Defenses?
Dorothea Tholl and Sungbeom Lee

12 Stereoselectivity of the Biosynthesis of Norlignans and Related Compounds .
Toshiaki Umezawa, Masaomi Yamamura, Tomoyuki Nakatsubo, Shiro Suzuki, and Takefumi Hattori

Index