1. Plant latex and latex-borne defense
Marcio Viana Ramos Sr.
2. Physiology and structure of laticifers
Simone de Pádua Teixeira
3. Low-molecular compounds of latex-bearing plants / Latex-based defense strategies against pests
4. Plant latex proteins and their functions
5. Latex and Laticifers as a Source of Useful Bioactive Compounds
Ravi Kant Upadhyay
6. Pharmacologically active compounds from latex of medicinal plants
7. Euphorbia latex biochemistry / proteins
8. Hevea brasiliensis latex biochemistry
Latex, Laticifers And Their Products, Volume 93 in the Advances in Botanical Research series, highlights new advances in the growing field of the latex of different plant species and a diversity of molecules produced by the plants within laticifers. The new volume presents timely chapters on the latest developments in Plant latex and latex-borne defense, Physiology and structure of laticifers, Low-molecular compounds of latex-bearing plants/Latex-based defense strategies against pests, Plant latex proteins and their functions, Latex and Laticifers as a Source of Useful Bioactive Compounds. Pharmacologically active compounds from latex of medicinal plants. Euphorbia latex biochemistry/ proteins, and more.
- Highlights new advances on physiology and structure of laticifers
- Focuses on the latest developments in latex-borne defense against herbivores and pathogens
- Includes the latest information on the diversity of molecules produced by different latex-bearing plants and a wide range of their activities and applications
University lecturers and professors; researchers (different fields – plant sciences, agriculture, pharmacy, medicine); governmental or international organizations (like FAO, etc.); officers involved in food, industrial or biotechnology regulation; university students, High School teachers; science journalists; farmer organizations
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- © Academic Press 2020
- 10th January 2020
- Academic Press
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Robert Nawrot is an Assistant Professor at Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Biochemist (Ph.D. in Biology/Biochemistry), Biotechnologist and Molecular Biologists (Biotechnology, M.Sc., B.Sc.), Biologist (habilitation/D.Sc. in biology 2017). Extensive research experience in molecular virology and plant proteomics. Trained in proteomics techniques (protein electrophoresis, chromatography, LC-MS/MS data analysis, Mascot, zymography techniques). PI of several major research grants. Academic teacher in the field of molecular virology, biochemistry, molecular biology. Supervisor of numerous BSc and MSc degree theses, supervisor of Ph.D thesis. Member of INPPO, Polish Proteomics Society, Polish Society for Mass Spectrometry and Polish Biochemical Society. Laureate of TOP 500 Innovators program at UC Berkeley, USA, 2015. Laureate of the Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship for academic year 2019/2020. His research is focused on plant defense-response against viral and microbial infection using a model of medicinal plant Chelidonium majus (Papaveraceae) and its latex, which contains numerous biologically active substances and plant pathogenesis-related proteins.
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland