Transgenic Medicinal Plants

  • Y. P. S. Bajaj

Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 45)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Y. P. S. Bajaj, K. Ishimaru
    Pages 1-29
  3. N. Tanaka, N. Uozumi, T. Kobayashi
    Pages 30-46
  4. M. Jaziri, M.-L. Fauconnier, Y.-W. Guo, M. Marlier, M. Vanhaelen
    Pages 47-54
  5. M. Jaziri, K. Yoshimatsu, K. Shimomura
    Pages 73-87
  6. F. Garnier, S. Hamdi, P. Label, M. Rideau
    Pages 88-102
  7. V. M. Loyola-Vargas
    Pages 103-116
  8. T. Muranaka, Y. Kitamura, T. Ikenaga
    Pages 117-132
  9. F. Trotin, C. Quettier-Deleu, J. Vasseur
    Pages 133-148
  10. K. Ishimaru, K. Shimomura
    Pages 157-177
  11. J. R. Liu, H. S. Lee, S. W. Kim
    Pages 193-201
  12. J. Arellano, G. Hernández
    Pages 215-221
  13. B. V. Charlwood, K. M. S. A. Salem
    Pages 222-236
  14. K. Ishimaru, K. Yoshimatsu, T. Yamakawa, H. Kamada, K. Shimomura
    Pages 237-248
  15. Z. B. Hu, D. Liu, A. W. Alfermann
    Pages 249-260
  16. M.-F. Corio-Costet, L. Chapuis, J.-P. Delbecque, K. Ustache
    Pages 284-297
  17. T. Ikenaga, T. Muranaka
    Pages 298-311
  18. B. L. A. Miki, S. G. Mcttugh, H. Labbe, T. Ouellet, J. H. Tolman, J. E. Brandle
    Pages 336-354
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 367-372

About this book


Comprising 26 chapters, this volume deals with the genetic transformation of medicinal plants. It describes methods to obtain plants resistant to insects, diseases, herbicides, and plants with an increased production of compounds of medicinal and pharmaceutical importance. The plant species included are Ajuga reptans, Anthemis nobilis, Astragalus spp., Atropa belladonna, Catharanthus roseus, Datura spp., Duboisia leichhardtii, Fagopyrum spp., Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Lobelia spp., Papaver somniferum, Panax ginseng, Peganum hamala, Perezia spp., Pimpinella anisum, Phyllanthus niruri, Salvia miltiorrhiza, Scoparia dulcis, Scutellaria baicalesis, Serratula tinctoria, Solanum aculeatissimum, Solanum commersonii, Swainsona galegifolia, tobacco, and Vinca minor.
The book is of special interest to advanced students, teachers, and researchers in the fields of pharmacy, plant tissue culture, phytochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, and plant biotechnology in general.


Biotechnologie, Pflanzen Gewebekultur, Pflanzen Heilpflanzen Medicinal plants biotechnology biotechnology, plants chemistry genetic transformation genetische Transformation plant tissue culture tissue culture, plants transgen transgene Pflanze

Editors and affiliations

  • Y. P. S. Bajaj
    • 1
  1. 1.New DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-63595-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-58439-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0934-943X
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