Advances in Botanical Research

Advances in Botanical Research

1st Edition - October 28, 2011

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  • Editors: Jean-Claude Kader, Michel Delseny
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123858511
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123858528

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Edited by Jean-Claude Kader and Michel Delseny and supported by an international Editorial Board, Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 50th volume, the series features a wide range of reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This eclectic volume features six reviews on cutting-edge topics of interest to postgraduates and researchers alike.

Key Features

  • Multidisciplinary reviews written from a broad range of scientific perspectives
  • For over 40 years, series has enjoyed a reputation for excellence
  • Contributors internationally recognized authorities in their respective fields


Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Table of Contents

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    Contents of previous volume

    Heavy Metal Tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana

    I. Introduction

    II. Molecular Mechanisms of Heavy Metal (HM) Tolerance in Arabidopsis

    III. Detoxification of HMs by Binding to Biomolecules

    IV. Transcriptomic Regulation of HM Tolerance

    V. Conclusion

    The Molecular Mechanisms of Rice Resistance to the Bacterial Blight Pathogen, Xanthomonas oryzae pathovar oryzae

    I. Introduction

    II. The Pathogen X. oryzae Pathovar oryzae and BB Disease

    III. Molecular Mechanisms of Disease Resistance Against X. oryzae Pathovar oryzae

    IV. XA Proteins and Rice Signal Transduction in Response to X. oryzae Pathovar oryzae

    V. Perspectives


    Functional Genomics of Sugarcane

    I. Introduction

    II. Origins of Sugarcane

    III. Sugarcane Breeding

    IV. The Sugarcane Genome

    V. The Sugarcane Transcriptome

    VI. Sugarcane Metabolomics and Proteomics

    VII. Reverse Genetics in Sugarcane

    VIII. Analysis of Sugar Accumulation in Transgenic Sugarcane

    IX. Recent Trends in Trait Development in Transgenic Sugarcane

    X. Conclusions


    The Botanical Dance of Death

    I. Introduction

    II. Regulators of Plant PCD

    III. Role of PCD in Developmental, Defence and Stress Responses

    IV. Autophagy

    V. Studying PCD in Plants

    VI. Conclusions


    Molecular and Structural Perspectives on Cytochrome P450s in Plants

    I. Biochemical Diversity

    II. Molecular Diversity

    III. Structural Diversity

    IV. Comparisons Between Oryza and Arabidopsis P450s

    V. Conclusions

    Jasmonates to Jasmolites in Plants


    I. Introduction

    II. JA Biosynthetic Pathway

    III. cis-/trans-Isomerization of JA

    IV. JA Metabolic Reactions: Biosynthesis of Jasmolites

    V. Overview of the Jasmolites

    VI. Tentative Metabolite Pathway to Jasmolites

    VII. Jasmolites Analytical Methods

    VIII. Finding New Jasmolites

    IX. Biological Activities of Jasmolites

    X. Role of JA in Direct/Indirect Plant Defensive Reactions

    XI. Conclusions and Future Perspectives


    Biology, Genome Evolution, Biotechnological Issues and Research Including Applied Perspectives in Artemisia (Asteraceae)

    I. Introduction

    II. Origin and Diversification

    III. Systematics, Phylogeny and Taxonomy

    IV. Genome Organisation and Evolution

    V. Economic Botany and Ethnobotany

    VI. Technological and Biotechnological Issues

    VII. Perspectives in Artemisia Research and Application


Product details

  • No. of pages: 506
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2011
  • Published: October 28, 2011
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123858511
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123858528

About the Serial Editors

Jean-Claude Kader

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire Physiologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire des Plantes, CNRS, Université de Paris, France

Michel Delseny

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire Génome et Développement des Plantes, CNRS IRD UP, Université de Perpignan, France

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