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Plant Cell Biology

TextbookHandbook / Manual

By: V Batra

312 pages, Tabs

Oxford Book Company

Hardback | Jan 2009 | #185831 | ISBN-13: 9788189473648
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NHBS Price: £63.99 $78/€72 approx

About this book

This book has been aimed as an introductory manual on the subject of plant cell biology, seeking to acquaint botany students with the fundamental principles and applications of the field. Delineating the concepts, techniques and processes associated with plant cell biology, the text attempts to highlight the role of plant cell biology in shaping biochemistry and biotechnology. Emphasising upon the ways in which cell biology has expanded the range of botanical studies, the text analyses current trends and developments, and offers insight into the future of the field.


Preface. 1. Introduction to microscopy. 2. General features of plant cells. 3. Dermal and assimilation tissues. 4. Vascular tissues. 5. Intracellular structures. 6. Plant cell nucleus. 7. Plant mitochondria. 8. Microbodies and microtubules. 9. Structure and development of chloroplasts. 10. Functions of plant cell walls. 11. Membrane structure and transport in plants. 12. Protein synthesis in plants. 13. Functions of plant hormones. Bibliography. Index.

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