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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Flavonoids in Cell Function

Editors: Buslig, Béla, Manthey, John (Eds.)

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The discovery of biological activity associated with flavonoid contaminants in vitamin C preparations from bell peppers and lemons by Szent-Gyorgyi and his associates opened a floodgate of research into the biological functions of this ubiquitous and diverse group of compounds. Since then, a broad range of physiological and biochemical activities were discovered in living systems including most plants and animals. With the continued discovery, isolation and identification of new natural and synthetic compounds exhibiting biological activities, entire research programs are devoted to wide ranging investigations to nearly every conceivable area, from microbial and plant interaction, growth regulation and development to physiological, genetical, medicinal actions and uses in animals. This volume is based on presentations made at a Symposium, titled Flavonoids in Cell Function, held during the 219'h National Meeting of the American Chemical Society held in San Francisco, California on March 29-30, 2000. The book is not intended to be a comprehensive treatise on flavonoid research, only a sampling of recent results. The papers cover a range of topics discussing various approaches to flavonoid study, starting at plant­ microbe communication through analytical methods to medicinal and systemic implications of these compounds in animal cells and systems. The organizers would like to express their thanks to Cargill Foods, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry of the American Chemical Society for financial support. A great deal of thanks is also due to the authors without whose cooperation and patience this volume would not be realized.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Flavonoids in Cell Function

    Pages 1-7

    Manthey, John A. (et al.)

  • Host Recognition by Pathogenic Fungi Through Plant Flavonoids

    Pages 9-22

    Straney, David (et al.)

  • Signalling in Arbuscular Mycorrhiza: Facts and Hypotheses

    Pages 23-39

    Vierheilig, Horst (et al.)

  • The Use of a Photoactivatable Kaempferol Analogue to Probe the Role of Flavonol 3-O-Galactosyltransferase in Pollen Germination

    Pages 41-50

    Taylor, Loverine P. (et al.)

  • Flavonoids: Signal Molecules in Plant Development

    Pages 51-60

    Woo, Ho-Hyung (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Flavonoids in Cell Function
Editors
  • Béla Buslig
  • John Manthey
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
505
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-5235-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-5235-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-306-47254-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3383-6
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 209
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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