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Modern applications of plant biotechnology in pharmaceutical sciences

Saurabh Bhatia author.

Amsterdam, Netherlands : Academic Press ; 2015

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  • Titolo:
    Modern applications of plant biotechnology in pharmaceutical sciences
  • Altro autore: Saurabh Bhatia author.
  • Editore: Amsterdam, Netherlands : Academic Press
  • Anno: 2015
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (452 p.).
  • Descrizione: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Lead Author; Preface; Chapter 1 - History and Scope of Plant Biotechnology; 1.1 - Introduction; 1.2 - History of plant biotechnology; 1.2.1 - Cell Theory; 1.2.2 - Concept of In Vitro Cell Culture; 1.2.2.1 - Totipotency of Plant Cells; 1.2.2.2 - Improvement in Quality of Media; 1.2.2.3 - Development of Plant Growth Regulators; 1.2.2.4 - Emergence of Certain Standard Synthetic Media; 1.2.2.5 - Cell Suspension Culture and Plating Technique; 1.2.2.6 - Somatic Hybrid and Somatic Embryos; 1.2.2.7 - Test Tube Fertilization
    1.2.2.8 - Period Between the 1940s and the 1960s1.2.2.9 - From the 1970s to the 1980s; 1.2.2.10 - Historical Research on Tobacco; 1.2.2.11 - After the 1990s; 1.3 - Scope and importance of biotechnology; 1.3.1 - Biotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences; 1.3.2 - Industrial Biotechnology; 1.3.3 - Biotechnology and the Environment; 1.3.4 - Biotechnology and Agriculture; 1.3.5 - Educational Scope; References; Chapter 2 - Plant Tissue Culture; 2.1 - Introduction; 2.2 - Types of tissue culture; 2.2.1 - Cultures of Organized Structures; 2.2.1.1 - Culture of Determinate Organs
    2.2.1.1.1 - Leaf culture or primordial culture2.2.1.1.2 - Fruits culture; 2.2.1.1.3 - Stamens culture; 2.2.1.1.4 - Flower culture; Flower buds; Ovaries and ovules (which develop and grow into embryos); 2.2.1.1.5 - Nucellus culture; 2.2.1.2 - Culture of Indeterminate Organs; 2.2.1.2.1 - Meristem culture; 2.2.1.2.2 - Meristem and shoot culture; 2.2.1.2.3 - Shoot or shoot tip culture; 2.2.1.2.4 - Embryo culture; 2.2.1.2.5 - Seed culture; 2.2.1.2.6 - Endosperm culture; 2.2.1.2.7 - Isolated root culture; 2.2.2 - Culture of Unorganized Cells; 2.2.2.1 - Callus Cultures
    2.2.2.1.1 - Morphological features of callus2.2.2.1.2 - Induction of callus; 2.2.2.1.3 - Maintainace of callus; 2.2.2.1.4 - Applications of callus culture; 2.2.2.2 - Cell Suspension Cultures; 2.2.2.2.1 - Batch cultures; 2.2.2.2.2 - Continuous cultures; 2.2.2.2.3 - Suspension culture techniques; 2.2.2.2.4 - Pattern of growth; 2.2.2.2.5 - Application of cell culture; 2.2.2.3 - Protoplast Culture; 2.2.2.3.1 - Methods for isolation of protoplast; 2.2.2.3.2 - Protoplast fusion and somatic hybridization; 2.2.2.3.3 - Techniques of protoplast fusion; 2.2.2.3.4 - Applications
    2.2.2.4 - Immobilized Cell Cultures2.3 - Plant tissue culture media; 2.3.1 - Types of Media; 2.3.2 - Functions of Plant Tissue Culture Media; 2.3.3 - Components of Tissue Culture Medium; 2.3.3.1 - Inorganic Nutrients; 2.3.3.2 - Carbon Source; 2.3.3.3 - Organic Supplements; 2.3.3.3.1 - Vitamins; 2.3.3.3.2 - Amino acids; 2.3.3.3.3 - Complex organics; 2.3.3.4 - Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs); 2.3.3.5 - Solidifying Agents; 2.3.3.6 - pH; 2.4 - Selection of a suitable new medium; 2.5 - Preparation of media; 2.6 - Callus induction, subculture, and maintenance; 2.6.1 - Selection of Plant Material
    2.6.2 - Surface Sterilization of Explants
    Modern Applications of Plant Biotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences explores advanced techniques in plant biotechnology, their applications to pharmaceutical sciences, and how these methods can lead to more effective, safe, and affordable drugs. The book covers modern approaches in a practical, step-by-step manner, and includes illustrations, examples, and case studies to enhance understanding. Key topics include plant-made pharmaceuticals, classical and non-classical techniques for secondary metabolite production in plant cell culture and their relevance to pharmaceutical science, e
  • Soggetti: Pharmaceutical biotechnology; Plant biotechnology; Electronic books
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 0-12-802498-4;ISBN: 0-12-802221-3
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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