Regulation of Isopentenoid Metabolism

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Publisher  American Chemical Society
Publication Date   May 5, 1992
ISBN  0841224579
Pages  270

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Presents the current state of isopentenoid metabolism in plants, animals, and insects. Illustrates cross-disciplinary research efforts by the medical and agricultural communities to solve common problems regarding the regulation of the isopentenoid pathway. Addresses the rational design of potent inhibitors specific to different regulatory steps. Examines the chemical, biochemical, and molecular biological mechanisms that regulate the pathway. Covers newly emerging areas, including prenylated proteins and cancer, carotenoids and biotechnology, sterol homeostasis, and molecular biology.

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