Abscisic Acid: Metabolism, Transport And Signaling by Da-Peng ZhangAbscisic Acid: Metabolism, Transport And Signaling by Da-Peng Zhang

Abscisic Acid: Metabolism, Transport And Signaling

byDa-Peng Zhang

Hardcover | October 27, 2014

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This book provides a comprehensive review of all aspects of the molecular and cell biology of abscisic acid (ABA) metabolism, transport and signal transduction, covering our current understanding of ABA as well as research trends. The agricultural significance of ABA metabolism, transport and signal transduction is also discussed. The phytohormone ABA regulates many aspects of plant development and plays a central role in plant adaptation to environmental stresses. Over the past few decades, considerable advances have been made in the study of ABA metabolism, transport and signal transduction, greatly deepening our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of ABA function at the molecular, cell and whole-plant level and helping us improve crops' environmental tolerance. This book provides a valuable resource for researchers and advanced students interested in plant biology and agriculture.
Dr. Da-peng Zhang is a professor from the School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University. He has studied abscisic acid signaling for years and published more than 100 research articles over the last ten years.
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Title:Abscisic Acid: Metabolism, Transport And SignalingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:465 pagesPublished:October 27, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401794235

ISBN - 13:9789401794237

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Table of Contents

ABA and Its Derivatives: Chemistry and Physiological Functions.- ABA Biosynthetic and Catabolic Pathways.- ABA Transmembrane Transport and Transporters.- ABA Transport and Distribution in Relation to Its Function in Plants.- ABA Conjugates and Their Physiological Roles in Plant Cells.- ABA Signal Perception and ABA Receptors.- Structural Basis of ABA Perception by PYR/PYL/RCAR Receptors.- Protein Kinases and Phosphatases Involved in ABA Signaling.- Protein Ubiquitination and Sumoylation in ABA Signaling.- Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and ABA Signalling.- Transcription factors involved in ABA signaling.- Crosstalk of Signaling Pathways between ABA and Other Phytohormones.- Cross-talk between Light and ABA.- ABA Metabolism and Signaling in Fleshy Fruits.- ABA Regulation of Stomatal Movement.- ABA Regulation of Plant Responses to Drought and Salt Stresses.- ABA Regulation of the Cold Stress Response in Plants.- ABA and the Floral Transition.- ABA Signaling and Circadian Clock.- ABA Regulation of Plant Response to Biotic Stresses.- Principles and Practice of ABA Analysis.- Improvement of Stress Tolerance in Crops by Genetic Manipulation of ABA Metabolism, Signaling and Regulation