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Medicinal Plants Biotechnology

Zeb Saddiqe

267 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Medicinal Plants Biotechnology considers various aspects ofMedicinal Plants Biotechnology including an extensive historicaloverview of Medicinal Plants Biotechnology and relatedissues. It includes definitions of Medicinal plant biotechnology:trends and challenges, Biotechnological techniques for in vitroregeneration of medicinal plants, Genetic transformation of medicinalplants: direct gene transfer, Elicitation: An efficient toolfor in vitro secondary metabolite production. Provides the reader with insights into thedevelopment of its history, so as to understand Biotechnological production of Hypericumperforatum hyperforins and hypericins and Catharanthus roseus alkaloids.
Author Bio
Dr. Zeb Saddiqe is a Professor of Botany and a member of Academic Council at Lahore College forWomen University, Lahore, the largest women university in Pakistan. She did her PhD in the field of Phytochemistry.She has a number of research publications to her credit. Prof. Zeb Saddiqe is also a memberof Editorial Board and reviewer for many International research Journals. She has received Research ProductivityAward from Pakistan Council for Science and Technology and her name has been added in theDirectory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan. She has also received the award of Outstanding Scientists/Researchers of Lahore College for Women University for her contribution towards research.