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Secondary Metabolites

Their Function and Evolution · Novartis Foundation Symposia

by Derek J. Chadwick Editor · Julie Whelan Editor


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A comprehensive review of current thinking on the biosynthesis, function and evolution of secondary metabolites in animals, plants and microorganisms. Examines the traditional context of secondary metabolites as natural products having no obvious part to play in the producing organism's life cycle. Covers issues related to genetic and antibiotic applications.

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Novartis Foundation Symposia


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Derek J. Chadwick (Editor)

Derek J. Chadwick and Julie Whelan are editors for Secondary Metabolites: Their Function and Evolution and other scientific titles.

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