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Programmed Cell Death in Plants

Series: Biological Sciences Series

Edited By: John Gray

320 pages, Figs

Sheffield Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141947 | ISBN: 1841274208
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About this book

The recognition of cell death as an active process has changed the way in which biologists view living things. This book considers our present understanding of programmed cell death in plants and draws comparisons with systems in animals and unicellular organisms.


Contents

Paradigms of the evolution of programmed cell death John Gray, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA Paradigms for programmed cell death in animals and plants Martin B. Dickman, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska, USA and John C. Reed, The Burnham Institute, La Jolla, California, USA Programmed cell death during seed development and germination Daniel R. Gallie, Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, USA Programmed cell death events during reproductive development C. Daniel Riggs, Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Canada Programmed cell death in development of plant vegetative tissue (leaf and root) Martin Huelskamp, Botanical Institute, University of Koln, Germany Programmed cell death in xylem differentiation Hiroo Fukuda and Keisuke Obara, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan Programmed cell death in plant senescence Diego Orzaez, Plant Sciences Department, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Antonio Granell, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, CSIC-UPV, Valencia, Spain Programmed cell death in plant response to abiotic stress David E. Evans, Research School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK Programmed cell death in plant response to biotic stress (pathogen attack) Alex Levine, Department of Plant Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Programmed cell death in plants: future perspectives, applications and methods Ron Mittler, Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames, USA and Vladamir Shulaev, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA References Index

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Biography

Professor John Gray is at the Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

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