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By Shoib Ahmad Baba,Nasheeman Ashraf

This ebook is a fabricated from years of analysis on saffron biology. It intends to provide a wide yet concise overview of a few of the points of apocarotenoid biosynthesis in Crocus sativus, its law and pharmacology .

Crocus sativus L. of family Iridaceae is a vital medicinal plant. The dried stigma of C. sativus flower is taken into account because the world's most costly spice. Saffron is the assets of distinctive carotenoid derived molecules called apocarotenoids which contain crocin, crocetin, picrocrocin and safranal. those molecules are synthesized within the tissue and developmental degree particular manner. Besides delivering color, aroma and flavour to the spice, those molecules have super medicinal importance. 

The ebook uncovers significant innovations of apocarotenoids biosynthesis and offers deeper and extra whole realizing approximately their biotechnological and pharmacological applications.

The ebook is split into 3 sections –

The first part offers a basic creation of C. sativus, its apocarotenoids, their biosynthesis, legislation and shipping. moment part presents information regarding the carotenoid cleavage dioxygenases (CCDs) that are the main avid gamers in apocarotenoid biosynthesis. The category of plant CCDs, their constitution, response mechanism, biotechnological program are completely mentioned. the ultimate part bargains with the key pharmacological houses of C. sativus apocarotenoids, starting from their function as anticancer to their application as neuroprotective molecules.

This is a considered one of its style e-book on Crocus sativus. It could be worthy for the researchers operating on Crocus sativus, students and in addition practitioners fascinated by extraction and bio-synthesis of the precious clinical components.


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