Developmental Signaling in Plants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128047521, 9780128050507

Developmental Signaling in Plants, Volume 40

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Chentao Lin Sheng Luan
eBook ISBN: 9780128050507
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128047521
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th October 2016
Page Count: 248
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Mobile Transcripts and Intercellular Communication in Plants
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Identification of Mobile RNAs
    • 3 Classes of Mobile RNAs
    • 4 Mobile mRNAs
    • 5 Phloem Proteins–RNP Complexes and Transport
    • 6 Function of mRNA Movement
    • 7 Outlook
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Two: Plant Stress Responses Mediated by CBL–CIPK Phosphorylation Network
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 CBL: The Calcium Sensor
    • 3 CIPK: The Relay Protein
    • 4 CBL–CIPK Modules and Their Functions
    • 5 Target Modulation by CBL–CIPK: What We Know From Arabidopsis
    • 6 Functional Role of CBL–CIPK in Other Plant Species
    • 7 Future Perspective
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Three: Modulation of Host Endocycle During Plant–Biotroph Interactions
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 The Plant Endocycle Machinery
    • 3 Endoreduplication During Host–Microbe Interactions
    • 4 Future Prospects
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Four: Receptor-Like Kinases and Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 RLKs and Plant Immunity
    • 3 RLPs and Plant Immunity
    • 4 PRR-Associated RLKs and Plant Immunity
    • 5 RLCKs and Plant Immunity
    • 6 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Five: The Plastid Terminal Oxidase is a Key Factor Balancing the Redox State of Thylakoid Membrane
    • Abstract
    • 1 General Introduction of Photosynthetic and Respiratory Electron Transfer Chain
    • 2 Discovery of the Plastid Terminal Oxidase
    • 3 Phylogenetics of PTOX
    • 4 Structure of PTOX
    • 5 Enzymic Activity of PTOX
    • 6 Physiological Functions of PTOX
    • 7 Concluding Remark
  • Chapter Six: Histone Acetylation and Plant Development
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Histone Acetyltransferases
    • 3 Histone Deacetylases
    • 4 Function of Histone Acetylation in Plant Development
    • 5 Function of Histone Acetylation in Plant Response to Environmental Stresses
    • 6 Future Perspectives
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index


Developmental Signaling in Plants, the latest volume in The Enzymes series, follows up on the themes discussed in volume 35, notably cell-to-cell and organ-to-organ communication. In addition, it looks at the environmental and hormonal effects on development and the epigenetics on development.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of enzymes


Researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Chentao Lin Serial Volume Editor

Chentao Lin is a professor at University of California, Los Angeles

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Sheng Luan Serial Volume Editor

Professor Luan works at the University of California at Berkeley.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Califorina at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA