9. Biological formation and metabolic transformations of compounds containing the cyano group

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. J. P. Ferris

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771693.ch9

Triple-Bonded Functional Groups: Volume 1 (1983)

Triple-Bonded Functional Groups: Volume 1 (1983)

How to Cite

Ferris, J. P. (1983) Biological formation and metabolic transformations of compounds containing the cyano group, in Triple-Bonded Functional Groups: Volume 1 (1983) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771693.ch9

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y., U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471280309

Online ISBN: 9780470771693

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Keywords:

  • cyano compounds;
  • mammalian intestine;
  • dietary imbalances;
  • microsomal particles;
  • cyanogenic glycosides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cyanogenic Glycosides in Plants

  • Cyanogenic Compounds in Arthropods

  • Cyanogenic Lipids

  • Cyanide Formation by Moulds and Microorganisms

  • Cyanide from Thiocyanates

  • Lathyrogenic Cyano Compounds

  • Detoxification of Cyanide and the Metabolism of Nitriles

  • References