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CHAPTER 8

Bioactive Compounds from Biomass

Plants display a unique metabolic plasticity that includes thousands of natural compounds. The natural compounds with various potential bioactivities from plant biomass present one of the most interesting high-value products. In this chapter, the main chemical groups of bioactive compounds isolated from widespread plant biomass with their main bioactivities are discussed. Also, the bioactive natural compounds from tobacco biomass are covered as a case study.

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Print publication date
04 Aug 2014
Copyright year
2014
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-898-9
PDF eISBN
978-1-78262-018-1
ePub eISBN
978-1-78262-291-8
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series