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Membrane Transport in Plants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128093900, 9780128096222

Membrane Transport in Plants, Volume 87

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: Christophe Maurel
eBook ISBN: 9780128096222
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128093900
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 31st October 2018
Page Count: 356
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Table of Contents

1. The ABC of ABC Transporters
Baptiste Pierman, Marc Boutry and François Lefèvre
2. Plant Aquaporins
Lionel Verdoucq and Christophe Maurel
3. Heavy Metal Pumps in Plants: Structure, Function and Origin
Jeppe Thulin Østerberg and Michael Palmgren
4. Metal Transport in the Developing Plant Seed
Seckin Eroglu
5. Transporters and Mechanisms of Hormone Transport in Arabidopsis
Rashed Abualia, Eva Benkova and Benoît Lacombe
6. Root Nitrate Uptake
Laurence Lejay and Alain Gojon
7. The Regulation of Ion Channels and Transporters in the Guard Cell
Brice Roux and Nathalie Leonhardt
8. The Pollen Plasma Membrane Permeome Converts Transmembrane Ion Transport Into Speed
Heidi Pertl-Obermeyer, Peter Lackner, John W.C. Dunlop and Gerhard Obermeyer
9. Xylem Ion Loading and Its Implication for Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance
Tetsuya Ishikawa, Tracey A. Cuin, Nadia Bazihizina and Sergey Shabala
10. The Role of Plant Transporters in Mycorrhizal Symbioses
Carmen Guerrero-Galán, Gabriella Houdinet, Monica Calvo-Polanco, Katia E. Bonaldi, Kevin Garcia and Sabine Dagmar Zimmermann


Plant Transporters, Volume 87, the latest release in the Advances in Botanical Research series, brings together the experiences and critical information teachers, researchers and managers must consider from scientific and legal points-of-view as they relate to biotechnology. New chapters in this updated volume include sections on P-type ATPases, ABC transporters, Nitrate transport, Metal transporters, Hormone transporters, Plant aquaporins, Ion channel regulation in guard cells, Ion transport in pollen tube growth, Xylem loading under stress, and Transporters during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis.

Key Features

  • Encompasses various aspects of the GMO debate (its historical background, current status, recent research outcomes, potential future developments)
  • Written by highly competent authors from all continents
  • Based on facts and written in a dispassionate and non-polemical tone


High School teachers; University lecturers and professors; researchers (primarily in plant field); governmental (or supra governmental like European Commission) or International organization (like FAO, etc.) officers involved in food or environmental safety or in biotechnology regulation; science journalists; farmer organizations (like NFU in the UK)


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About the Serial Volume Editor

Christophe Maurel

Christophe Maurel is the Director of Research at CNRS, France

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Research, CNRS, France