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Starch: Basic Science to Biotechnology

  • 1st Edition, Volume 41 - July 20, 1998
  • Editors: Steve Taylor, Mirta Noemi Sivak, Jack Preiss
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 0 1 6 4 4 1 - 7
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 6 7 8 6 - 0

This volume presents the physiological and biochemical aspects of storage carbohydrates, or starch granules, in plants. This up-to-date and thorough resource carefully integrates… Read more

Starch: Basic Science to Biotechnology

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This volume presents the physiological and biochemical aspects of storage carbohydrates, or starch granules, in plants. This up-to-date and thorough resource carefully integrates fundamental knowledge with the most recent information on the starch granule. It discusses the chemistry of the starch granule and the biochemistry, molecular biology, plant physiology, and genetics of plant starch synthesis. The books also describes the implications of these studies for theseed, biotechnology, and modified starch industries.