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Nitric Oxide in Plants: Metabolism and Role in Stress Physiology

An up-to-date review
Discusses challenges and opportunities in different areas of NO research
Richly illustrated

By: M Nasir Khan (Editor), Mohammad Mobin (Editor), Firoz Mohammad (Editor), Francisco J Corpas (Editor)

318 pages, 17 colour & 22 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | May 2014 | #219975 | ISBN-13: 9783319067094
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About this book

This book covers the key features of nitric oxide (NO) in plants. Comprising nine chapters, Part I highlights its metabolism and identification in plants. Part II, which consists of eight chapters, focuses on the chemical, physical and biochemical properties of the NO molecule and its derivatives; on its functional role and mode of action; and on its signaling and interaction with phytohormones, mineral nutrients, biomolecules, ions and ion channels in plants under abiotic stresses. Combining the expertise of leading researchers in the field, Nitric Oxide in Plants provides a concise overview of plant NO biology and offers a valuable reference work.


Contents

Part I Nitric oxide: Metabolism, Identification and Detection
1 An Update to the Understanding of Nitric Oxide Metabolism in Plants Andrea Galatro and Susana Puntarulo
2 Biosynthesis of Nitric Oxide in Plants Tamas Roszer
3 Function of Peroxisomes as a Cellular Source of Nitric Oxide and Other Reactive Nitrogen Species Luis A. del Rio, Francisco J. Corpas, Juan B. Barroso, Eduardo Lopez-Huertas and Jose M. Palma
4 Role of Plant Mitochondria in Nitric Oxide Homeostasis During Oxygen Deficiency Halley Caixeta Oliveira and Ione Salgado
5 Production of Nitric Oxide by Marine Unicellular Red Tide Phytoplankton, Chattonella marina Daekyung Kim and Tatsuya Oda
6 Identification of Nitrosylated Proteins (SNO) and Applications in Plants Jean-Benoit Peltier, Abasse Fares and Michel Rossignol
7 Nitric Oxide: Detection Methods and Possible Roles during Jasmonate-regulated Stress Reponse Palmiro Poltronieri, Marco Taurino, Stefania Bonsegna, Stefania De Domenico and Angelo Santino
8 S-Nitrosoglutathionereductase: Key Regulator of Plant Development and Stress Response Mounira Chaki and Christian Lindermayr
9 Nitro-Fatty Acids: Synthesis, Properties and Role in Biological System Homero Rubbo and Andres Trostchansky

Part II Nitric Oxide: Properties, Mode of Action and Functional Role in Stress Physiology
10 Nitric Oxide and Reactive Nitrogen Species Magdalena Arasimowicz-Jelonek, Jolanta Floryszak-Wieczorek, Dariusz Abramowski, and Karolina Izbianska
11 Nitric Oxide and Other Signaling Molecules: A Cross Talk in Response to Abiotic Stress Wei-Biao Liao and Ji-Hua Yu
12 Cytoprotective Role of Nitric Oxide under Oxidative Stress Y.S. Bakakina, E.V. Kolesneva, L.V. Dubovskaya and I.D. Volotovski
13 Phytohormones and Nitric Oxide Interactions During Abiotic Stress Responses Paulo T. Mioto, Luciano Freschi and Helenice Mercier
14 Tolerance of Plants to Abiotic Stress: A Role of Nitric Oxide and Calcium M. Nasir Khan, Firoz Mohammad, M. Mobin and M. Ali Saqib
15 Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants: Exploring the Role of Nitric Oxide and Humic Substances V. Mora, M. Olaetxea, E. Bacaicoa, R. Baigorri, M. Fuentes, A.M. Zamarreno and J.M. Garcia-Mina
16 Nitric Oxide in Relation to Plant Signaling and Defense Responses Mui-Yun Wong, Mansour Salati and Yee-Min Kwan
17 The Role of Nitric Oxide in Programmed Cell Death in Higher Plants Hu-Yi He, Ming-Hua Gu and Long-Fei He


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