Description

Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. 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 thematic volume features reviews on The Genomics of Cyanobacteria.

Key Features

  • Chapters by internationally renowned researchers share the most up-to-date knowledge on cyanobacteria
  • Even if you have no previous background in the subject, the book's clear language and illustrations tell you what you need to know about the biology and genomics of cyanobacteria and it highlights important directions for future research
  • An essential book for students and researchers

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Series Editors

Contributors

Preface

Contents of Volumes 35–64

Chapter One. Structural, Mechanistic and Genomic Insights into OCP-Mediated Photoprotection

1 Introduction

2 The OCP-Based NPQ Mechanism is Photoprotective

3 OCP-Mediated Photoprotection from a Structural Perspective

4 The OCP–Phycobilisome Interaction

5 Discovery and Characterization of the Fluorescence Recovery Protein

6 Insights from Genomic Distribution of Components of the OCP Photoprotective Mechanism

7 A Model for the OCP-Mediated Photoprotective Mechanism

8 Outstanding Questions and Future Prospects

References

Chapter Two. Genomics of Salt Acclimation

1 Introduction

2 Basic Salt Acclimation Strategy

3 Compatible Solutes

4 Regulation

5 Cyanobacterial Biotechnology and Salt Acclimation

References

Chapter Three. Iron in Cyanobacteria

1 Iron Biogeochemistry in Water Bodies

2 Iron Uptake

3 Intracellular Fe Homeostasis

4 Iron-Dependant Gene Regulation and Physiological Responses

References

Chapter Four. Functional Genomics of Metalloregulators in Cyanobacteria

1 Introduction

2 General Features of Metalloregulators

3 Main Families of Metalloregulators in Cyanobacteria

4 Conclusions and Perspectives

References

Chapter Five. Genomics of the Pleïotropic Glutathione System in Cyanobacteria

1 Introduction

2 Glutathione an Integrative Link between Cell Metabolism and the Defences against Oxidative and Metal Stresses

3 Glutathione Operates in the Defence against Toxic Endogenous Metabolites

4 Glutathione Protects Cells against Chemical and Oxidative Stresses via the Glutathione Transferase System

5 Glutathione Maintains the Redox Homeostasis of Protein Thiols via the Glutaredoxin System

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Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123943132
Electronic ISBN:
9780123946034