Advances in Botanical Research

Advances in Botanical Research

Past, Current and Future Topics

1st Edition - August 14, 2021

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  • Editor: Jean-Pierre Jacquot
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128216927
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216972

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Advances in Botanical Research: Past, Current and Future Topics, Volume 100 in the Advances in Botanical Research series, celebrates a remarkable achievement as 100 volumes have now been published, with several others being prepared. New chapters in this monumental release include Editorial activities for Advances in Botanical Research, Revisiting ABR editing in the period 2006-2012: An exciting experience with Jean-Claude Kader, A tribute to the scientific contributions of Pierre Gadal and his laboratory, Evolution of Bacterial Phototrophy, Algae for Global Sustainability, Genomics of cyanobacteria: New insights and lessons for shaping our future, An overview of the root-knot-nematode compatible interaction, and more.

Key Features

  • Celebrates the 100th volume of a series that has covered multiple aspects of plant biology in the last 50 years
  • Includes impressive developments of plant physiology topics and techniques
  • Covers plant genomics, a newly developing section of plant sciences


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Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Chapter One: Editorial activities for Advances in Botanical Research
  • Abstract
  • 1: The early years (volumes 1–43)
  • 2: The middle ages (volumes 44–62)
  • 3: Recent evolution of Advances in Botanical Research (volumes 63–100, 2012–2021)
  • Chapter Two: Revisiting ABR editing in the period 2006–2012 and recent developments
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Reviews in plant developmental biology
  • 3: Reviews in plant cell biology and metabolism
  • 4: Reviews on plant-microorganism interactions
  • 5: Reviews in plant environmental and stress biology
  • 6: Monographs and reviews in genomics
  • 7: Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Three: Scientific contributions of Pierre Gadal and his lab—A tribute to Pierre Gadal (1938–2019)
  • Abstract
  • 1: Pierre Gadal's career
  • 2: Mechanisms and regulation of CO2 fixation in C3 and C4 plants
  • 3: Nitrogen metabolism pathways and regulation
  • 4: Carbon-nitrogen interactions and isocitrate dehydrogenases
  • 5: Concluding remarks
  • Chapter Four: Glutamate synthase and amino acid synthesis in higher plants
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Structure and reaction mechanism of GOGAT
  • 3: Nitrogen assimilation into amino acids during vegetative growth
  • 4: Concluding remarks
  • Chapter Five: Algae for global sustainability?
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Algae, a long history
  • 3: Sustainable development goals and algae-based solutions
  • 4: Conclusion
  • Chapter Six: Genomics of cyanobacteria: New insights and lessons for shaping our future—A follow-up of volume 65: Genomics of cyanobacteria
  • Abstract
  • 1: Concluding remarks
  • Acknowledgment
  • Chapter Seven: Compatible interactions between plants and endoparasitic nematodes—A follow-up of ABR volume 73: Plant nematode interactions—A view on compatible interrelationships
  • Abstract
  • 1: Salient features of volume 73
  • 2: Conclusion and perspectives
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Eight: Glucosinolates revisited—A follow-up of ABR volume 80: Glucosinolates
  • Abstract
  • 1: Glucosinolates in ABR volume 80
  • 2: Glucosinolate research after the ABR volume 80
  • 3: Summary and conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Nine: Last news on plant mitochondria—A follow-up of ABR volume 63: Mitochondrial genome evolution
  • Abstract
  • 1: Major focuses of volume 63
  • 2: Recent developments in plant mitochondria
  • 3: Relations within the cell: Targeting and import of proteins and RNAs
  • 4: Concluding remarks
  • Chapter Ten: Traditional use and perspectives for the application of plant latex and its constituents in agriculture, medicine and industry—A follow-up of ABR volume 93 “Latex, laticifers and their molecular components from functions to possible applications”
  • Abstract
  • 1: Latex as a source of useful bioactive compounds
  • 2: Traditional use of latex components and their activities
  • 3: Applications of latex in medicine, agriculture and industry
  • 4: Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Eleven: When dietary supplements meet metabolomics: A fast-evolving field—A follow-up of ABR volume 67: Metabolomics coming of age with its technological diversity
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Metabolomics inputs to the dietary supplement field
  • 3: Metabolomics contributions to consumer analysis
  • 4: Challenges and perspectives
  • 5: Concluding remarks
  • Chapter Twelve: News on the redox front—A follow-up of ABR volume 52: Oxidative stress and redox regulation in plants
  • Abstract
  • 1: Salient features of volume 52
  • 2: Recent developments in the redox field in plants
  • 3: Concluding remarks
  • Chapter Thirteen: Nitric oxide synthase in plants—A follow-up of ABR volume 77: Nitric oxide and signaling in plants
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: NO production in plants: A still nebulous situation
  • 3: Structure and activity of algal NOSs
  • 4: Physiological functions
  • 5: Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments

Product details

  • No. of pages: 410
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: August 14, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128216927
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216972

About the Serial Editor

Jean-Pierre Jacquot

Jean-Pierre Jacquot
Professor Jacquot has contributed to the elucidation of redox regulation in plants. Study of the thioredoxin and glutaredoxin systems and their molecular targets. His technical competence includes: plant biochemistry, genetic engineering, site directed mutagenesis, protein structure function relationship. He has 230 articles published in peer reviewed international journals. 180 accessible in Pubmed, 228 in ISI web. He has also been the Series Editor for Advances in Botanical Research (Elsevier) since 2011 and Editorial Board member of The Journal of Biological Chemistry from 2008-2013. He has been a senior member of Institut Universitaire de France since 2007 and received Gay-Lussac von Humboldt Prize Bundes Republik Deutschland Académie des sciences française, mention Biology 2009-2010. His past and present administrative duties include Member of Conseil National des Universités section 66 (2005-2007and 2011-today), Director of Structure Fédérative 4242 Ecosystèmes forestiers, Agroressources, Bioprocédés et Alimentation (EFABA) (since 2004), Director of Pôle de recherches A2F (Agronomie Agroalimentaire Forêt), Université de Lorraine (2006-2011, 2012-today) and Head of the group «Stress response and redox regulation » of UMR Interactions Arbres Microorganismes till 2012.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universite Henri Poincare, Membre de L'Institut Universitaire de France, Nancy University, France

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