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Author Florkin, Marcel.

Title Water-Soluble Vitamins, Hormones, Antibiotics : Comprehensive Biochemistry, Vol. 11
Published Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Series Comprehensive Biochemistry ; v. 11
Comprehensive biochemistry.
Contents Front Cover; Copyright Page; Water-Soluble Vitamins, Hormones, Antibiotics; CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS VOLUME; GENERAL PREFACE; PREFACE TO SECTION II; Table of Contents; Part A: WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS; Chapter I. Thiamine; 1. Discovery and isolation; 2. Occurrence; 3. Structure; 4. Synthesis; 5. The fate of thiamine in living organisms; 6. Chemical and physical properties; 7. Methods of assay; 8. Function and mechanism of action; 9. Essential groups in the molecule; antithiamines; REFERENCES; Chapter II: Riboflavin and Closely Related Flavins; 1. Isolation
13. Auxin synergists14. Summary; REFERENCES; REFERENCES ADDED IN PROOF; Section c. Gibberellins; 1. Introduction; 2. Physical and chemical properties; REFERENCES; Section d. Purines and Other Compounds; 1. Introduction; 2. Purines; 3. Kinetin and analogues; 4. Conclusion; REFERENCES; Chapter X. Insect Hormones; 1. Survey of insect endocrinology; 2. The brain hormone; 3. Ecdysone, the hormone of the prothoracic gland; 4. The juvenile hormone; 5. The yolk-formation hormone (metabolic hormone) of the corpora allata; 6. Pheromones; REFERENCES; Part C: ANTIBIOTICS; Chapter XI. The Antibiotics
2. General chemical and physical properties3. Characterization of riboflavin; 4. Synthesis of riboflavin and related biologically active flavins; 5. Biologically active isoalloxazines; REFERENCES; Chapter III. Niacin; 1. Nomenclature; 2. History; 3. Chemistry, determination of structure and properties; 4. Isolation; 5. Synthesis21,29; 6. Properties and synthesis of some related compounds of biochemical importance15,21,39; 7. Methods of determination; REFERENCES; Chapter IV. Vitamin B6; 1. Discovery and structure; 2. Synthesis; 3. Properties; 4. Metabolic degradation; REFERENCES
Chapter IX. Plant HormonesSection a. Indole Auxins of Plants; 1. Introduction; 2. Auxin synthesis; 3. Indoleacetic acid catabolism; 4. Summary; REFERENCES; Section b. Synthetic Auxins; 1. Introduction; 2. Indole derivatives; 3. Arylalkanecarboxylic acids; 4. Aryloxyalkanecarboxylic acids; 5. Cinnamic acids and related compounds; 6. Hydronaphthoic acids; 7. Substituted benzoic and naphthoic acids; 8. Auxins with a heterocyclic ring system; 9. Auxins without a ring system; 10. Auxins with a polar group different from -COOH; 11. Optically active auxins; 12. Auxin antagonists (Antiauxins)
Chapter V. Pantothenic AcidREFERENCES; Chapter VI. Biotin; 1. Introduction; 2. Structure determination; 3. Synthesis of biotin; 4. Compounds related to biotin; ACKNOWLEDGEMENT; REFERENCES; Chapter VII. Folic Acid and Pteridines; 1. Pterins; 2. Folic acid and related compounds; 3. Biopterin and related derivatives; 4. Pteridines related to riboflavin; REFERENCES; Chapter VIII. Vitamin B12; 1. Introduction; 2. Purification and crystallization of vitamin B12; 3. Structure; 4. Nomenclature; 5. Modifications of vitamin B12; 6. Coenzyme forms; 7. Assay; REFERENCES; Part B: HORMONES
Summary Water-Soluble Vitamins, Hormones, Antibiotics
Notes 1. Introduction
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Subject Antibiotics.
Form Electronic book
Author Stotz, Elmer Henry, 1911-
ISBN 1483222144 (electronic bk.)
9781483222141 (electronic bk.)