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Nitric Oxide and Signaling in Plants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128010747, 9780128013205

Nitric Oxide and Signaling in Plants, Volume 77

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: David Wendehenne
eBook ISBN: 9780128013205
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128010747
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th February 2016
Page Count: 392
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Table of Contents

Chapter One. Alone NO Longer: Interactions of Nitric Oxide with Reactive Oxygen Species and Hydrogen Sulfide

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Generation and Accumulation of NO
  • 3. Interactions between Reactive Mediators
  • 4. NO Effects on Proteins
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter Two. S-Nitrosylation of Nuclear Proteins: New Pathways in Regulation of Gene Expression

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Regulation of Gene Expression via Modification of Signaling Pathways
  • 3. Regulation of Gene Expression via Modification of Transcription Factors
  • 4. Regulation of Gene Expression via Modification of Chromatin Structure
  • 5. Conclusion

Chapter Three. Auxin and Nitric Oxide: A Counterbalanced Partnership Ensures the Redox Cue Control Required for Determining Root Growth Pattern

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Indole Acetic Acid Induces Oxidative Stress and NO Production
  • 3. The Counterbalance Between NO and ROS Operates Downstream Auxin and Is Critic for Determining Root Architecture
  • 4. Redox Regulation of Auxin Perception and Signaling
  • 5. Concluding Remarks and Perspectives

Chapter Four. Control of Nitrogen Assimilation in Plants through S-nitrosothiols

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nitrate Uptake and Transport
  • 3. Nitrate Assimilation
  • 4. Links between Nitrate Assimilation and Nitric Oxide Formation
  • 5. Redox Signaling by NO through Protein Modification
  • 6. The Role of NO in Nitrate Assimilation Pathways
  • 7. Conclusions and Future Remarks

Chapter Five. Functional Implications of S-Nitrosothiols under Nitrooxidative Stress Induced by Abiotic Conditions

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Biochemistry of SNOs
  • 3. Role of GSNO as Cellular Signal
  • 4. Function of SNOs under Adverse Environmental Conditions
  • 5. Conclusions and Perspectives

Chapter Six. Costs and Benefits of Nitric Oxide Generation in Plants Exposed to Cadmium

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. NO Costs in Cadmium Stress: From Sensing to Amplifying Cd-Induced Pathology
  • 3. Benefits of NO Generation: From NO Priming to Cd Tolerance
  • 4. Is There Any Universality of NO Response During HM Stress?
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter Seven. Role of NO-dependent Posttranslational Modifications in Switching Metabolic Pathways

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. NO in Plants: Production and Turnover
  • 3. NO-Dependent PTM Regulation in Plants
  • 4. Metabolic Pathways Affected by NO-Dependent PTMs
  • 5. Conclusions and Future Research

Chapter Eight. The Functional Role of Nitric Oxide in Plant Mitochondrial Metabolism

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Nitric Oxide Generation in Mitochondria
  • 3. Scavenging of Nitric Oxide by Mitochondria
  • 4. Participation of Mitochondrial Generated Nitric Oxide in Cell Death
  • 5. AOX in Mitochondria and Relation to NO
  • 6. Nitrosylation and Nitration of Mitochondrial Proteins
  • 7. Genes Encoding Mitochondrial Proteins Are Regulated by NO
  • 8. Effect of NO on TCA Cycle via Aconitase
  • 9. Increasing Energy Yield in Mitochondria Mediated by Nitrite Reduction to Nitric Oxide
  • 10. Conclusion

Chapter Nine. Nitric Oxide and Reactive Oxygen Species in PCD Signaling

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. PCD Induction by NO and/or H2O2
  • 3. NO and ROS Signaling during Senescence
  • 4. NO and ROS Interplay in Self-Incompatibility
  • 5. NO and ROS Crosstalk during Hypersensitive Response
  • 6. NO and ROS Involvement in PCD Induced by Abiotic Stress
  • 7. Conclusions

Chapter Ten. Nitric Oxide: Jack-of-All-Trades of the Nitrogen-Fixing Symbiosis?

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. NO in Plant and Bacteria
  • 3. NO Roles in Nitrogen-Fixing Symbiosis
  • 4. Conclusions and Future Directions

Chapter Eleven. Nitric Oxide Signaling during the Hypersensitive Disease Resistance Response

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Origins of the NO Burst: Still Searching for an Answer
  • 3. NO Signal Transduction during the HR
  • 4. The Role of NO in the HR Cell Death
  • 5. NO and Immunity in Plants
  • 6. Conclusions

Chapter Twelve. Nitric Oxide-Mediated Chemical Signaling during Systemic Acquired Resistance

  • 1. Salicylic Acid Metabolism in Relation to SAR
  • 2. Free Radicals and Their Role in SAR
  • 3. Relationship among Free Radicals and Other SAR Signals and Lipids
  • 4. Fatty Acid Flux and SAR

Chapter Thirteen. The Role of Nitric Oxide in Development and Pathogenesis of Biotrophic Phytopathogens – Downy and Powdery Mildews

  • 1. Nitric Oxide in Plant Responses to Pathogen Attack
  • 2. Sources of NO in Phytopathogens
  • 3. NO in the Pathogenesis of Fungal and Hemibiotrophic Phytopathogens
  • 4. NO in the Pathogenesis of Downy Mildews
  • 5. NO in the Pathogenesis of Powdery Mildews
  • 6. Conclusions
  • Conflict of Interest

Chapter Fourteen. NO and Ca2+: Critical Components of Cytosolic Signaling Systems Involved in Stomatal Immune Responses

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. NO and Ca2+ Involve in Plant Innate Immunity
  • 3. NO and Ca2+ Signaling in Stomatal Innate Immunity
  • 4. Concluding Perspectives


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About the Serial Volume Editor

David Wendehenne

Dr. David Wendehenne works at the UMR 1347 Agroecologie, INRA, Centre de Dijon, Dijon, France.

Affiliations and Expertise

UMR 1347 Agroecologie, INRA, Centre de Dijon, Dijon, France