Plants are the sources forphytopharmaceuticals flavours fragrances colours pesticides and food. The availability of these plants became scarce because of ruthless exploitation and depletion of forest. The phytopharmaceuticals are chemically complex with no economically viable method of synthesis.Medicinal plant biotechnology is alternative source for the production of these phytopharmaceuticals and allied products.The book Medicinal Plant Biotechnology is uniqueconcise uptodate resource offering students aninnovative and valuable presentation of the subject. It has been carefully prepared to project the conceptswith the help of diagrams figures and tables. Lt covers all the topics of medicinal plant biotechnology for academic and industrial interest. It covers the fundamental aspects and applications of medicinal plant biotechnology for the production of valuable products. The book will be valuable for undergraduatespostgraduates of Pharmacy Agriculture Botany Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering. The features of the book are:Provides a practical view of plant cell and tissue culture techniques Explains the various applications of plant cell cultures in the fields of Pharmacy and Lite Sciences.Various strategies for improving the yields from plant cell and tissue cultures.Biotransformation using plant cells cultures.Large scale cultivation of plant cell using a bioreactor.Genetic transformation methods and production of valuable compounds from transgenic plants.Lists extensive references for each chapter. Details of biogenesis of phytopharmaceuticals.

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BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2011