1. General Aspects of Secondary Metabolism

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm3 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed4
  1. Hans von Döhren1 and
  2. Udo Gräfe2

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch1

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

How to Cite

von Döhren, H. and Gräfe, U. (1997) General Aspects of Secondary Metabolism, in Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität, Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-48149 Münster, FRG

  2. 4

    1914 N. Prospect Ave.,#61, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1401, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    Jena, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527283170

Online ISBN: 9783527620890

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Keywords:

  • drugs;
  • secondary metabolites;
  • producing organisms;
  • cytodifferentiation;
  • streptomyces

Summary

The chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1 Introduction: The Importance of Secondary Metabolites as Drugs

  • Secondary Metabolism, an Expression of Cellular and Organismic Individuality

  • The Biosynthetic Pathways

  • Variability of Structures of Secondary Metabolites

  • Future Perspectives: New Products of the Secondary Metabolism