Plant Biochemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122146749, 9780080525723

Plant Biochemistry

1st Edition

Editors: P. Dey J. Harborne
eBook ISBN: 9780080525723
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122146749
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 3rd February 1997
Page Count: 554
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Plant Biochemistry provides students and researchers in plant sciences with a concise general account of plant biochemistry. The edited format allows recognized experts in plant biochemistry to contribute chapters on their special topics. Up-to-date surveys are divided into four sections: the cell, primary metabolism, special metabolism, and the plant and the environment. There is a strong emphasis on plant metabolism as well as enzymological, methodological, molecular, biological, functional, and regulatory aspects of plant biochemistry. Illustrations of metabolic pathways are used extensively, and further reading lists are also included.

Key Features

The coverage of the subject is divided into four sections

  • The plant cell-describing both molecular components and function
  • Primary metabolism-including the pathways of carbohydrate, lipid, nitrogen, nucleic acid and protein metabolism as well as gene regulation
  • Special metabolism-chapters on phenolics, isoprenoids and secondary nitrogen compounds
  • The plant and the environment-discussions of pathology, ecology and biotechnology at the molecular level

Table of Contents

P.M. Dey, M.D. Brownleader, And J.B. Harborne, The Plant, The Cell and Its Molecular Components. J.R. Bowyer and R.C. Leegood, Photosynthesis. M.D. Brownleader, J.B. Harborne, And P.M. Dey, Carbohydrate Metabolism: Primary Metabolism of Monosaccharides. G. Avigad and P.M. Dey, Carbohydrate Metabolism: Structural Carbohydrates. J.L. Harwood, Plant Lipid Metabolism. P.J. Lea, Primary Nitrogen Metabolism. E. Lam, Nucleic Acids and Proteins. J.A. Gatehouse, Regulation of Gene Expression in Plants. D. Strack, Phenolic Metabolism. P.M. Bramley, Isoprenoid Metabolism. M. Wink, Special Nitrogen Metabolism. J.D. Walton, Biochemical Plant Pathology. J.B. Harborne, Biochemical Plant Ecology. M.D. Brownleader and P.M. Dey, Plant Cell Biotechnology. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
554
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080525723
Hardcover ISBN:
9780122146749

About the Editor

P. Dey

Affiliations and Expertise

Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Surrey, U.K.

J. Harborne

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Reading, Whiteknights, U.K.