Series 2: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
ISBN : 81-900441-3-3
Year: 1998
PAGES: VIII + 319
CROWN SIZE Rs. 750/-

ROLE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS - VOLUME I

Contents

  • Role of biotechnology in medicinal and aromatic plants: Retrospect and prospect  
  • Anticancer agents of plant origin  
  • Antimalarials of plant origin  
  • Micropropagation of medicinal and aromatic plants  
  • Micropropagation and conservation of medicinal plants  
  • Biotechnological investigations in medicinal plants for the production of secondary metabolites  
  • Secondary metabolities: A biotechnological perspective  
  • Biotechnological advances in phytochemical production  
  • Hairy root cultures: An experimental system for secondary metabolite production
  • Natural compounds from cultured hair roots  
  • Biosynthesis of diosgenin in tissue cultures of medicinal and aromatic plants  
  • Role of biotechnology in spices crop improvement  
  • Biotechnological approaches in the improvement of citrus
  • Aphrodisiac plants of aravalli hills with special reference to safed musli  
  • Artemisia pallens wall (davana): Phytochemistry, in vitro culture and germplasm conservation
  • Comparative studies between normal and tissue cultured plants of Bacopa monnieri (L) pennell
  • In vitro culture studies on Kaempferia galanga L.  
  • Some fundamental and applied aspects of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase  
  • Elicitation and immobilization of cell cutlutres for enhanced synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds  
  • Permeabilization of plant cell cultures
  • Plant cell immobilization  
  • Immobilization of plant cells