Protein Phosphorylation in Plants

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorPeter R. Shewry, Nigel G. Halford, Richard Hooley

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Protein phosphorylation and dephosphorylation play key regulatory roles in many aspects of plant growth, development, and metabolism. These include control of cell division, pathways of carbon and nitrogen metabolism, and the transduction of metabolic, hormonal, and environmental signals.This is a rapidly expanding area of research and this book is the first attempt to cover all aspects of protein phosphorylation in plants in a single volume. It includes work from key groups at the forefront of research in the area, with studies at the biochemical, molecular, and cell biologicallevels.

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Protein phosphorylation and dephosphorylation play key regulatory roles in many aspects of plant growth, development, and metabolism. These include control of cell division, pathways of carbon and nitrogen metabolism, and the transduction of metabolic, hormonal, and environmental signals.This is a rapidly expanding area of research an...

Peter R. Shewry, Director, IACR-Long Ashton Research Station; Professor, Department of Agricultural Science, University of Bristol. Nigel G. Halford, Research Scientist, IACR-Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristol. Richard Hooley, Head of Plant Sciences Department, IACR-Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristo...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Section I: Overview of Protein Phosphorylation1. The structure and function of the protein kinasesSection II: Control of Plant Metabolism1. Regulation of leaf sucrose-phosphate synthase and nitrate reductase by reversible protein phosphorylation2. 3. Partitioning of photosynthetic carbon4. The role of PEPC phosphorylation in the regulation of C4 photosynthesis5. Protein phosphorylation and circadian rhythms6. The control of light-coupled leaf metabolism by reversible protein phosphorylation7. Regulation of leaf mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase complex by reversible phosphorylation8. The role of phosphorylation in the regulation of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase9. Biochemical evidence for a SNF1 homologue in higher plants10. Molecular and biochemical analyses of Plant SNF1-related protein kinases11. Protein phosphorylation in germinating seedsSection IV: Cell Cycle Regulation12. Protein kinases in the cell cycle, an overview13. Spatial and temporal control of cell division in plants14. Molecular cloning of differentially expressed and cell cycle-related cDNAs in the maize root apex15. Expression of CDK gene variants and p34cdc2-related protein kinase activities in synchronized alfalfa cells16. Control of initiation of DNA synthesis in plantsSection IV: Signal Reception and Transduction17. Receptor-like protein kinases18. Molecular genetics of abscisic acid signal transduction19. Role of the CTR1 kinase in ethylene signal transduction in Arabidopsis20. Molecular and biochemical properties of calmodulin-like domain protein kinases21. Cloning and characterization of protein kinase genes from Arabidopsis and Petunia22. A receptor-like kinase with an EGF domain in the cell wall23. Protein kinases that are expressed in oat aleurone cellsIndex

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`'...a useful collection of articles for plant scientists...I found this book interesting and a useful way of reviewing the advances in the diverse areas in which protein phosphorylation has proved to be important in plants. It is well produced...the standard is good...for postgraduates thiscollection might present an ideal way to become familiar with the range of plant protein phosphorylation research.''N.H.Battey, Annals of Botany 80: 825-834, 1997.