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Discoveries in Plant Biology, Volume 1

Series: Discoveries in Plant Biology Volume: 1

Edited By: Shain-Dow Kung and Shang-Fa Yang

371 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #49019 | ISBN: 9810213131
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Contents: Plant Enzymes; The discoveries of Urease, Rubisco, Proton Pumping ATPase, Amylase, Cellulose Synthetase; Plant Genes; The Discoveries of NIF Genes, Rubisco Genes, CHS Genes, Photoregulation of Gene Expression; Plant Organelles; The Discoveries of Chloroplast Genome, Mitochondrial Genome, Microbodies, Vacuole; Plant Cells; The Discoveries of Auxins, Gibberellins, Cytokinins, Ethylene, Absicisic Acid; Plant Biochemistry; The Discoveries of Photoperiodism, Phytochrome, Biological Clock, Transposible Elements, Plants, Somatic Hybrid Plants, Transgenic Plants; Plant Pathogen Interactions; The discoveries of TMV, Viroid, T-DNA and R-DNA.

This excellent book should be present in all central libraries and in those of plant biology institutions. The book is recommended to advanced students and researchers. Journal of Plant Physiology, 1999


Part 1 Plant enzymes: the discoveries of urease, rubisco, proton pumping ATPase, amylase, cellulose synthetase. Part 2 Plant genes: the discoveries of NIF genes, rubisco genes, CHS genes, photoregulation of gene expression. Part 3 Plant organelles: the discoveries of chloroplast genome, mitochondrial genome, microbodies, vacuole. Part 4 Plant cells: the discoveries of extensin, protoplasts, cell culture, cell recognition, microtubules. Part 5 Plant hormones: the discoveries of auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, ethelyene, absicisic acid. Part 6 Plant biochemistry: the discoveries of photosystems and P-700, Calvin cycle, C-4 pathway, photorespiration, chemiosmotic theory, Q-cycle. Part 6 Plant development: the discoveries of photoperiodism, phytochrome, biological clock, transposible elements, genetic tumour. Part 7 Plant genetics - the discoveries of Mendell's law; hybrid plants, somatic hybrid plants, transgenic plants. Part 8 Plant pathogen interactions: the discoveries of TMV, viroid, T-DNA and R-DNA.

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