Nitric Oxide Action in Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants by M. Nasir KhanNitric Oxide Action in Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants by M. Nasir Khan

Nitric Oxide Action in Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants

byM. Nasir KhanEditorMohammad Mobin, Firoz Mohammad

Hardcover | May 5, 2015

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This book offers an up-to-date review of the regulatory role of nitric oxide (NO) changes in the morphological, physio-biochemical as well as molecular characteristics of plants under abiotic stress. The first of two parts comprises four chapters and focuses on the properties, chemical reactions involving NO and reactive nitrogen species in plants. The second part, consisting of eleven chapters, describes the current understanding of the role of NO in the regulation of gene expression, NO signaling pathways and its role in the up-regulation of the endogenous defense system and programmed cell death. Furthermore, its interactions with other signaling molecules and plant hemoglobins under environmental and soil related abiotic stresses, including post-harvest stress in fruits, vegetables and ornamentals and wounding are discussed in detail. Together with the companion bookNitric Oxide in Plants: Metabolism and Role in Stress Physiology, this volume provides a concise overview of the field and offers a valuable reference work for teachers and researchers in the fields of plant physiology, biochemistry and agronomy.

Title:Nitric Oxide Action in Abiotic Stress Responses in PlantsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:252 pagesPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319178032

ISBN - 13:9783319178035

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Table of Contents

Part I: Nitric Oxide: Properties and Functional Role

1 Reactive Nitrogen Species and Nitric Oxide

Dagmar Procházková, NaÄa Wilhelmová and Milan Pavlík

2 Functional Role of Nitric Oxide under Abiotic Stress Conditions

Mehmet Tufan Oz, Fusun Eyidogan, Meral Yucel and Hüseyin Avni Oktem

3 Nitric Oxide and Abiotic Stress Induced Oxidative Stress

Sunita Sheokand and Anita Kumari

4 Regulatory Role of Nitric Oxide in Alterations of Morphological Features of Plants under Abiotic Stress

David W. M. Leung

Part II: Nitric Oxide and Plant Adaptation to Abiotic Stresses

5 Nitric Oxide and High Temperature Stress: A Physiological Perspective

M. Nasir Khan, Mohammad Mobin and Zahid bin Khorshid Abdulkhaliq Nourabbas

6 Nitric Oxide in Drought Stress Signaling and Tolerance in Plants

Shivam Sidana, Jayakumar Bose, Lana Shabala and Sergey Shabala

7 Nitric Oxide and Plant Hemoglobins Improve the Tolerance of Plants to Hypoxia

Christos Dordas

8 Nitric Oxide as a Mediator of Cold Stress Response: a Transcriptional Point of View

Emmanuel Baudouin and Sylvain Jeandroz

9 Nitric Oxide and UV-B Radiation

Alla I. Yemets, Yuliya A. Krasylenko and Yaroslav B. Blume

10 Nitric Oxide Impact on Plant Adaptation to Transition Metal Stress

Mohammad Mobin, M. Nasir Khan and Zahid bin Khorshid Abdulkhaliq Nourabbas

11 Nitric Oxide Action in the Improvement of Plant Tolerance to Nutritional Stress

Vasileios Ziogas and Athanassios Molassiotis

12 Role of Nitric Oxide in Heavy Metal Stress

R. Cerana and M. Malerba

13 Role of Nitric Oxide in Salt Stress-induced Programmed Cell Death and Defense Mechanisms

Péter Poór, Gábor Laskay and Irma Tari

14 Nitric Oxide and Postharvest Stress of Fruits, Vegetables and Ornamentals

R.B.H. Wills, P. Pristijono and J.B. Golding

15 Insights into the Participation of Nitric Oxide and Extra Cellular ATP in Wounding

Claudia A. Casalongué, Diego F. Fiol, Sebastián D`Ippólito, Claudia Tonón and Ramiro París