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Along with compounds from terrestrial microorganisms, the constituents of higher plants have provided a substantial number of the natural product-derived drugs used currently in Western medicine.
Many alkaloids from higher plants have proven to be of medicinal value and benefit.
A total of 34 genera of plankton belonging to the different food groups along with aquatic higher plants, debris and others were encountered.
Several higher plants provide unique and valuable systems for detecting and analyzing the effects of chemical mutagens (Table 1).
As you're aware, starch is the major reserve polysaccharide of higher plants, where it exists as water-insoluble granules.
Most startling is a report from researchers at Indiana University, who have documented how a genetic parasite previously belonging to the yeast family has suddenly jumped into many unrelated species of higher plants (Palmer 1998).
In higher plants, oxygen has only recently been shown to play a direct role in determining root orientation (oxytropism) (4).
The marshes have been studied intensively, in part because their higher plants and animals exhibit a remarkable lack of diversity.
Since about 80 percent of the lowlands on the volcanic island had already been logged, and about one-third of its higher plants are found nowhere else, the contract spelled doom for many unique plants and animals.
National Biogenic Sulfur Emissions Inventory, sulfur emissions from Florida wetlands, emissions from higher plants and trees, origin of hydrogen sulfide in freshwater sediments, and sulfur cycling in an acidified lake.
The fact that none of these can be said to be affected to the degree that they exhibit toxic effects to higher plants is misleading.
The discovery of a chlorinase in higher plants will fill an important gap in our understanding of plant secondary metabolism.
Leaf color of higher plants is a comprehensive effect of chlorophyll, carotenoid and anthocyanin.
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