Photomorphogenesis in Plants

Photomorphogenesis in Plants

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  • Hardback | 864 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 40.64mm | 1,587.57g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0792325508
  • 9780792325505

Table of contents

Preface. Abbreviations. Part 1: Introduction. 1. Introduction; L.O. Björn. Part 2: Quantification of Light. 2. Quantification of Light; L.O. Björn, T.C. Vogelmann. Part 3: Instrumentation in Photomorphogenesis Research. 3. Instrumentation in Photomorphogenesis Research; M. Furuya, Y. Inoue. Part 4: Phytochrome. 4.1. The Phytochrome Chromophore; W. Rüdiger, F. Thümmler. 4.2. Phytochrome Genes and Their Expression; P.H. Quail. 4.3. Assembly and Properties of Holophytochrome; M. Furuya, Pill-Soon Song. 4.4. Phytochrome Degradation; R.D. Vierstra. 4.5. Distribution and Localization of Phytochrome within the Plant; L.H. Pratt. 4.6. Signal Transduction in Phytochrome Responses; S.J. Roux. 4.7. The Physiology of Phytochrome Action; A.L. Mancinelli. 4.8. The Use of Transgenic Plants to Examine Phytochrome Structure/Function; J.R. Cherry, R.D. Vierstra. Part 5: Blue-Light and UV-Receptors. 5.1. Diversity of Photoreceptors; H. Senger, W. Schmidt. 5.2. Properties and Transduction Chains of the UV and Blue Light Photoreceptors; B.A. Horwitz. Part 6: Coaction between Pigment Systems. 6. Coaction between Pigment Systems; H. Mohr. Part 7: The Light Environment. 7.1. Sensing the Light Environment: the Functions of the Phytochrome Family; H. Smith. 7.2. Light Direction and Polarization; M. Kraml. 7.3. The Duration of Light and Photoperiodic Responses; D. Vince-Prue. 7.4. Light within the Plant; T.C. Vogelmann. 7.5. Modelling the Light Environment; L.O. Björn. Part 8: A Molecular and Genetic Approach to Photomorphogenesis. 8.1. The Molecular Biology of Photoregulated Genes; A. Batschauer, P.M. Gilmartin, F. Nagy, E. Schäfer. 8.2. Photomorphogenic Mutants of Higher Plants; M. Koornneef, R.E. Kendrick. Part 9: Selected Topics. 9.1. Photomodulation of Growth; D.J. Cosgrove. 9.2. Phototropism; R.D. Firn. 9.3. The Photobiology of Stomatal Movements; E. Zeiger. 9.4. Photomovement; W. Haupt, D.-P. Häder. 9.5. Photocontrol of Flavonoid Biosynthesis; C.J. Beggs, E. Wellmann. 9.6. Photomorphogenesis in Fungi; G. Manachère. 9.7. Photobiology of Ferns; M. Wada, M. Sugai. Index.
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Review quote

` The book is of the highest scientific standard and can be recommended to all researchers in plant photobiology as well as to graduate and postgraduate students. '
Biologia Plantarum 36(4), 1994
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