17. Biological Formation and Reactions of Hydrazo, Azo and Azoxy Groups

  1. Saul Patai Professor
  1. Derek V. Banthorpe

Published Online: 21 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470023503.ch17

The Chemistry of the Hydrazo, Azo and Azoxy Groups, Volume 2

The Chemistry of the Hydrazo, Azo and Azoxy Groups, Volume 2

How to Cite

Banthorpe, D. V. (1997) Biological Formation and Reactions of Hydrazo, Azo and Azoxy Groups, in The Chemistry of the Hydrazo, Azo and Azoxy Groups, Volume 2 (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470023503.ch17

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Chemistry Department, University College London, London, UK Fax:0044-171-380-7463

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 1997

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471968856

Online ISBN: 9780470023501

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Occurrence

    • In Plants

    • In Microorganisms

    • Biosynthesis

    • Biological Significance

  • Enzymology and General Metabolism

    • Reduction of the Azo Group

    • Enzyme Inhibition

    • Photochromic and Regulatory Behaviour

    • Oxidation of Thiols to Disulphides

    • Biotransformation of Foods, Drugs and Cosmetics

    • Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes

    • Miscellaneous

  • Carcinogenesis and Toxicity

    • General

    • Metabolism of Carcinogens and Related Compounds

      • Aromatic Compounds

      • Aliphatic Azo and Related Compounds

    • Drugs, Therapeutic Agents and Insecticides

  • Microbial Biochemistry of Azo and Related Compounds

    • Anti-bacterial and Anti-fungal Compounds

    • Metabolism by Soil Micro-organisms

  • Biochemical Analysis and Methodology

    • Enzymic Studies

    • Chromophoric Labelling of Proteins Other Than Enzymes

    • Analytical Reagents

    • Miscellaneous

  • References