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Flavonoids in Cell Function

  • Béla S. Buslig
  • John A. Manthey

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 505)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. John A. Manthey, Béla S. Buslig, Michael E. Baker
    Pages 1-7
  3. David Straney, Rana Khan, Reynold Tan, Savita Bagga
    Pages 9-22
  4. Horst Vierheilig, Yves Piché
    Pages 23-39
  5. Ho-Hyung Woo, Gary Kuleck, Ann M. Hirsch, Martha C. Hawes
    Pages 51-60
  6. S. Barnes, C-C. Wang, M. Kirk, M. Smith-Johnson, L. Coward, N. C. Barnes et al.
    Pages 77-88
  7. Joe A. Vinson, Xiquan Liang, John Proch, Barbara A. Hontz, John Dancel, Nicole Sandone
    Pages 113-122
  8. Adrian A. Franke, Laurie J. Custer, Robert V. Cooney, Yuichiro Tanaka, Meirong Xu, Roderick H. Dashwood
    Pages 123-133
  9. Marc E. Bracke, Tom Boterberg, Herman T. Depypere, Christophe Stove, Georges Leclercq, Marc M. Mareel
    Pages 135-139
  10. A. Krazeisen, R. Breitling, G. Möller, J. Adamski
    Pages 151-161
  11. Kenneth A. Jacobson, Stefano Moro, John A. Manthey, Patrick L. West, Xiao-duo Ji
    Pages 163-171
  12. Elzbieta M. Kurowska, John A. Manthey
    Pages 173-179
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 201-209

About this book

Introduction

The discovery of biological activity associated with flavonoid contaminants in vitamin C preparations from bell peppers and lemons by Szent-Gyorgyi and his associates opened a floodgate of research into the biological functions of this ubiquitous and diverse group of compounds. Since then, a broad range of physiological and biochemical activities were discovered in living systems including most plants and animals. With the continued discovery, isolation and identification of new natural and synthetic compounds exhibiting biological activities, entire research programs are devoted to wide ranging investigations to nearly every conceivable area, from microbial and plant interaction, growth regulation and development to physiological, genetical, medicinal actions and uses in animals. This volume is based on presentations made at a Symposium, titled Flavonoids in Cell Function, held during the 219'h National Meeting of the American Chemical Society held in San Francisco, California on March 29-30, 2000. The book is not intended to be a comprehensive treatise on flavonoid research, only a sampling of recent results. The papers cover a range of topics discussing various approaches to flavonoid study, starting at plant­ microbe communication through analytical methods to medicinal and systemic implications of these compounds in animal cells and systems. The organizers would like to express their thanks to Cargill Foods, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry of the American Chemical Society for financial support. A great deal of thanks is also due to the authors without whose cooperation and patience this volume would not be realized.

Keywords

catechin gene expression metabolism plant development soy

Editors and affiliations

  • Béla S. Buslig
    • 1
  • John A. Manthey
    • 1
  1. 1.USDA Citrus and Subtropical Products LaboratoryWinter HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5235-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-3383-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-5235-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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