Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080226774, 9781483140261

Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis

1st Edition

Photochemistry and Photobiology

Editors: Pill-Soon Song
eBook ISBN: 9781483140261
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 10th April 1978
Page Count: 152
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Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis, Volume 27: Photochemistry and Photobiology covers the proceedings of the 1977 Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis, held in Bet Dagan, Israel.

This book is divided into 25 chapters and begins with an examination of different forms of phytochrome in extracts of etiolated oat seedlings. The succeeding chapters review the involvement and interaction of membranes, hormones, and the circadian clock. These chapters also look into the effects of light on oscillations of enzyme activity in extracts and the differential effects of calcium on Mougeotia chloroplast movement. These topics are followed by discussions of in vitro transcription and translation of light; the concept of plastid photomorphogenesis; and the photocontrol of plant growth. The final chapters explore the blue light effects on lower and higher plants and the photomorphogenesis in microorganisms, algae, and mosses.

This book will be of great value to photochemists, photobiologists, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis (19-25 March, 1977, Bet Dagan, Israel)

Introduction and Summary

In Situ Estimation of Spatial Distribution of Phytochrome along the Axis of the Actinic Beam

Effect of Light on Oscillations of Enzyme Activity During Photomorphogenesis in Chenopodium Rubrum L.

An Oscillating System Regulating Development of Plants

Differential Effect of Calcium on Chloroplast Movement in Mougeotia

Spectral Dependence of a Single and a Subsequent Second Light Pulse Inducing Barley Leaf Unfolding

Irradiation-Enhanced Phytochrome Pelletability in Avena: In Vivo Development of a Potential to Pellet and the Role of Mg2+ in its Expression in Vitro

Blue-Light Induced Development of Chloroplasts in Isolated Seedling Roots. Preferential Synthesis of Chloroplast Ribosomal RNA Species

Characterization of the 32,000 Dalton Membrane Protein-I. Early Synthesis During Photoinduced Plastid Development of Spirodela

Light Requirements for the Enhanced Synthesis of a Plastid mRNA During Spirodela Greening

Binding of Glycolate Oxidase to Peroxisomal Membrane as Affected by Light

The Effect of Levulinic Acid on the Light Induced Development of Photosystem I and II Activities in Greening Maize Leaves

The Photomorphogenetic Control of the Development of Plastid Glyceraldehyde-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and Phosphoribulokinase Activities in Cotyledons of Mustard Seedlings

Control of Chlorophyll b Biosynthesis by Phytochrome

Regulation of Chloroplast Development by Red and Blue Light

Blue Light Effect on Chlorophyll Formation in Chlorella Protothecoides

Biosynthetic Pathways to δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Induced by Blue Light in the Pigment Mutant C-2A' of Scenedesmus Obliquus

Phytochrome Action: A Reappraisal



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