Chapter 2. Classification and Biosynthesis of Secondary Plant Products: An Overview

  1. Dr Gail Goldberg
  1. Professor Alan Crozier

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch2

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Crozier, A. (2003) Classification and Biosynthesis of Secondary Plant Products: An Overview, in Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force (ed G. Goldberg), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059621

Online ISBN: 9780470774465

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • biosynthesis;
  • metabolites;
  • organic acids;
  • uv protectants;
  • nitrogen

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification of phenolic compounds

  • Flavonoids

  • Non-flavonoids

  • Terpenoids

  • Alkaloids and sulphur-containing compounds

  • Further reading

  • Key points