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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Description

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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No. of pages:
152
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1978
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483140261

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