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Vegetation convert inorganic nitrogen into amino acids, the construction blocks for proteins. in addition they make a variety of different nitrogen compounds to aid guard themselves from pests and illnesses. An realizing of those compounds can as a result assist in devising greater crop safeguard and construction tools. This quantity comprises essays by way of scientists who've studied elements of plant nitrogen food and amino acid biosynthesis. There are chapters on protein amino acids, nonprotein amino acids, betaines, glutathione, polyamines, and different secondary metabolites derived from amino acids. the result of those reviews can be of curiosity to graduate scholars and execs in biochemistry and botany.
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Amino Acids and their Derivatives in Higher Plants (Society for Experimental Biology Seminar Series (No. 56)) by R. M. Wallsgrove (editor)