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SECONDARY PLANT METABOLITES

SECONDARY PLANT METABOLITES

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SECONDARY PLANT METABOLITES

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN 1º & 2º METABOLITES? 1 º METABOLITES-THEY HELP IN PLANT GROWTH AND USED AS FOOD BY HUMEN AND ANIMALS 2 º METABOLITES-THEY ARE USED AS PROTECTIVE AND DEFENSIVE MECHANISM .

WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY METABOLITES? CARBOHYDRATES.GLYCOSIDES.TANNINS .AMINO ACIDS WHAT ARE THE SECONDARY METABOLITES? ALKALOIDS.FATS.

minerals & sunlight  Secondary metabolites formed from primary metabolites .water.Biosynthesis  Higher plants acts as solar powered biochemical factory  Primary metabolites formed inside plant from air.

HOW TO DETECT BIOSYNTHESIS? TRACER TECHNIQUE .

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