Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VI: 6, Volume 6

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Y.P.S Bajaj
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 28, 1994 - Science - 426 pages
27 chapters cover the distribution, economic importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and in vitro production of important medicinal and other pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Anchusa, Brucea, Catharanthus, Chrysanthemum, Coleus, Corydalis, Coreopsis, Emilia, Ginkgo, Gloriosa, Hypericum, Inonotus, Leucosceptrum, Lilium, Linum, Mosses, Nandina, Penstemon, Prunus, Pteridium, Quassia, Ribes, Senecio, Taraxacum, Thermopsis, Vanilla, and Vitiveria. Like the previous five volumes on medicinal and aromatic plants (Volumes 4, 7, 15, 21, and 24), this book contains a wealth of useful information for advanced students and researchers in the field of plant biotechnology and chemical engineering, pharmacy, botany and tissue culture.
 

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Contents

Production of Rosmarinic Acid in Perfusion Cell Cultures
1
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
3
3 Conclusions and Prospects
16
References
18
Brucea spp In Vitro Culture and the Production of Canthinone Alkaloids and Other Secondary Metabolites
21
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
34
3 Summary
41
References
42
In Vivo and in Vitro Accumulation of Lignans and Other Metabolites
219
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
229
3 Conclusions and Prospects
240
Mosses Members of Brachytheciaceae and Hypnaceae In Vitro Culture and the Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
245
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
247
3 Conclusions and Commercial Aspects
255
References
256
Nandina domestica Heavenly Bamboo In Vitro Culture and the Production of Jatrorrhizine Berberine and Other Alkaloids
259

Catharanthus roseus L Periwinkle Production of Vindoline and Catharanthine in Multiple Shoot Cultures
46
2 Induction of Multiple Shoot Cultures
48
3 Effects of Cultivation Conditions on Alkaloid Production
49
4 Enhancement of Vindoline and Catharanthine Production
52
5 Conclusions and Prospects
53
6 Protocol of Cultivation Conditions
54
Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium Pyrethrum In Vitro Culture and the Production of Pyrethrins and Other Secondary Metabolites
56
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
58
3 Conclusions and Prospects
65
4 Protocol for Callus and Plantlet Initiation
66
Coleus spp In Vitro Culture and the Production of Forskolin and Rosmarinic Acid
69
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
74
3 Conclusions and Prospects
87
References
88
Corydalis spp In Vitro Culture and the Biotransformation of Protoberberines
93
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
94
3 Summary and Conclusion
104
References
105
Coreopsis spp In Vitro Culture and the Formation of Phenylpropanoids and Other Secondary Metabolites
106
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
116
3 Conclusion and Prospects
126
References
127
Emilia Flammea Cass In Vitro Culture and the Production of Emiline and Other Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids
129
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
132
3 Conclusions and Prospects
134
References
135
Ginko Biloba L Maiden Hair Tree In Vitro Culture and Formation of Ginkgolides
136
2 Biotechnological Approaches
138
3 Conclusions and Prospects
144
Gloriosa superba L Flame Lily Micropropagation and in Vitro Production of Colchicine
146
2 In Vitro Studies
153
3 Summary and Conclusions
163
Hypericum erectum Thunb St Johns Wort In Vitro Culture and the Production of Procyanidins
167
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
169
3 Conclusion and Prospects
177
Inonotus obliquus Chaga Fungus In Vitro Culture and the Production of Inotodiol Sterols and Other Secondary Metabolites
179
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
182
3 Role of Triterpenes Sterols and Some Biosynthetic Considerations
193
4 Conclusions
194
5 Protocol
195
References
196
Leucosceptrum japonicum f barbinerve In Vitro Culture and the Production of Verbascoside
199
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
200
3 Conclusions and Prospects
204
References
205
Lillum testaceum In Vitro Culture and the Production of Glucomannans and Other Secondary Metabolites
206
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
208
3 Summary and Conclusions
215
4 Protocol
216
References
217
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
264
3 Summary and Conclusion
265
References
267
penstemon Serrulatus Menz In Vitro Culture and the Production of Iridoids
269
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
271
3 Conclusions
279
4 Protocol
280
References
281
Prunus x yedoensis In Vitro Culture and the Production of Flavonoids
283
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
284
3 Summary and Conclusions
296
References
297
Pteridium aquilinum L Kuhn Bracken Fern In Vitro Culture and the Production of Ecydysteroids
299
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
304
3 Conclusions
311
References
312
Quassia amara Surinam Quassia In Vitro Culture and the Production of Quassin
316
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
318
3 Summary and Conclusions
324
4 Protocol
325
Ribes nigrum L Blackcurrant In Vitro Culture in the Production of Flavor Compounds
327
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
328
3 Conclusions and Prospects
336
Senecio spp Biochemistry of the Formation of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in root Cultures
339
2 Establishment of PAProducing In Vitro Systems
342
3 Biochemistry of PA in Senecio Root Cultures
347
4 Uptake and Storage of PA in Cultured Cells of Senedo vulgaris
350
5 Biosynthetic Preparation of Senecionine and Senecionine NOxide by Senecio Root Cultures Protocol
351
6 Summary and Conclusion
353
References
354
Taraxacum officinale Weber Dandelion In Vitro Culture Micropropagation and the Production of Volatile Metabolites
356
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
360
3 Conclusions
367
References
368
Thermopsis lupinoides Japanese Name Sendaihagi In Vitro Culture in the Production of Lupin Alkaloids
370
2 In Vitro Culture Studies Saito et al 1989c
371
3 Summary and Conclusions
374
4 Protocols
375
Vanilla Planifolia Andrews In Vitro Biosynthesis of Vanillin and Other Phenylpropanoid Derivatives
377
2 In Vitro Cultures
381
3 Biosynthesis of Phenylpropanoid Derivatives in Cell Suspension Cultures
382
4 Conclusions
398
References
401
Vetiveria Zizanioides L Nash Vetiver Grass In Vitro Culture Regeneration and the Production of Essential Oils
403
2 In Vitro Culture Studies
409
3 Protocol
419
References
420
Subject Index
423
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