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Amino Acid

New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal

Edited by Toshiki Asao

Shimane University


Md Asaduzzaman

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal provides useful information on new aspects of amino acid structure, synthesis reactions, dietary application in animals, and metabolism in plants. Section 1 includes chapters that describe the therapeutic uses, antiallergic effects, new aspects in the D-amino acid structure, historical background of desmosines, and stereoselective synthesis of ?-aminophosphonic acids. Section 2 presents the role of amino acids in plants, which includes new insights and aspects of D-amino acids, metabolism and transport in soybean, changes during energy storage compound accumulation of microalgae, and determination of amino acids from natural compounds. Section 3 describes the chapters on methodologies and requirement of dietary amino acids for Japanese quails, laying hens, and finishing pigs. The final chapter identifies potential importance of glutathione S-transferase activity for generating resistance to triclabendazole in Fasciola hepatica.

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Amino AcidNew Insights and Roles in Plant and AnimalEdited by Toshiki Asao

Published: June 28th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66064

ISBN: 978-953-51-3242-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3241-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4769-5

Copyright year: 2017

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22463 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

32 Web of Science Citations

56 Dimensions Citations


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1. Therapeutic Uses of Amino Acids

By Amraibure Odia and Oaikhena Zekeri Esezobor


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2. The Anti-Allergic Effects of the His-Ala-Gln Tripeptide and Constituent Amino Acids

By Mamoru Tanaka and Takeaki Okamoto


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3. Amino Acids Modification to Improve and Fine-Tune Peptide- Based Hydrogels

By Stefan Loic


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4. New Aspects of the Structure of d-Amino Acid Oxidase from Porcine Kidney in Solution: Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Photoinduced Electron Transfer

By Arthit Nueangaudom, Kiattisak Lugsanangarm, Somsak Pianwanit, Sirirat Kokpol, Nadtanet Nunthaboot, Fumio Tanaka, Seiji Taniguchi and Haik Chosrowjan


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5. The “History” of Desmosines: Forty Years of Debate on the Hypothesis That These Two Unnatural Amino Acids May Be Potential Biomarkers of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By Simona Viglio, Monica Di Venere, Maddalena Cagnone, Marco Fumagalli and Paolo Iadarola


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6. Stereoselective Synthesis of α‐Aminophosphonic Acids through Pudovik and Kabachnik‐Fields Reaction

By Mario Ordóñez, José Luis Viveros‐Ceballos and Iván Romero‐ Estudillo


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7. D-Amino Acids in Plants: New Insights and Aspects, but also More Open Questions

By Üner Kolukisaoglu and Juan Suarez


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8. Amino Acid Metabolism and Transport in Soybean Plants

By Takuji Ohyama, Norikuni Ohtake, Kuni Sueyoshi, Yuki Ono, Kotaro Tsutsumi, Manabu Ueno, Sayuri Tanabata, Takashi Sato and Yoshihiko Takahashi


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9. Amino Acid Changes during Energy Storage Compounds Accumulation of Microalgae under the Nitrogen Depletion

By Cao Xupeng, Xue Song and Fan Xuran


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10. Bioactive Molecules Profile from Natural Compounds

By Adina‐Elena Segneanu, Silvia Maria Velciov, Sorin Olariu, Florentina Cziple, Daniel Damian and Ioan Grozescu


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11. Amino Acid for Japanese Quails: Methodologies and Nutritional Requirement

By Danilo V.G. Vieira, Fernando G.P. Costa, Matheus R. Lima, José G.V. Júnior, Talita P. Bonaparte, Danilo T. Cavalcante, Sarah G Pinheiro, Marilu S Sousa, Ana C M Conti and Érika M Figueireido


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12. Effects of Excess Dietary Tryptophan on Laying Performance, Antioxidant Capacity and Immune Function of Laying Hens

By Xinyang Dong and Xiaoting Zou


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13. Effects of Dietary Lysine Levels on the Plasma Concentrations of Growth‐Related Hormones in Late‐Stage Finishing Pigs

By Taiji Wang, Mark A. Crenshaw, Md Shamimul Hasan, Guoyao Wu and Shengfa F. Liao


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14. Identification and Differential Activity of Glutathione STransferase Mu in Strains of Fasciola hepatica Susceptible and Resistant to Triclabendazole

By Vanesa Fernández


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