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Discoveries in Plant Biology, Volume 2

Series: Discoveries in Plant Biology Volume: 2

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

380 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | May 1999 | #94959 | ISBN: 981023547X
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Describes discoveries which contribute to the foundations of modern plant biology. Contents include: The Two Photosystems of Photosynthesis; Discovery of Chloroplast DNA, Genomes and Genes; The Discovery of the Complete Sequence of Tobacco and Rice Chloroplast Genomes; Discovery of Promoter Sequences of Chloroplast Genes; The Discovery of Chloroplast DNA Replication Origin in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii; The Discovery of Plant Mitochondrial Genomes; and The Discovery of Photophosphorylation, to name but a few.


The two photosystems of photosynthesis, J. Amesz; discovery of chloroplast DNA, genomes and genes, L. Bogorad; the discovery of the complete sequence of tobacco and rice chloroplast genomes, M. Sugiura; discovery of promoter sequences of chloroplast genes, S-D. Kung; the discovery of chloroplast DNA replication origin in clamydomonas reinhardtii, M. Wu; the discovery of plant mitochondrial genomes, C. Chanse; the discovery of photophosphorylation, Y-K. Shen, J-M. Wei; discovery of phytochrome, W. Briggs; plant ferredoxin - a multifunctional electron carrier protein with an unusual genealogy, B. Buchanan, I. Besse; plant lipid biosynthesis - a history of its elucidation, P. Stumpf; the discovery of systemin, C.A. Ryan; plant peroxisomes - discovery and current advances, a. Huang; the discovery of viroid, T. Diener; the development of plant somatic cell genetics, P. Carlson, R. Griesbach; the discovery of lignin, T. Higuchi; the discovery of water potential, J. Dainty; the discovery of tissue culture, Z-H. Xu; integrated action in plant irritability, C-H. Lou; the discovery of breeding of seedless watermelon, C-H. Yu, N.N. Liang.

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