Plant Cell Death Processes

Plant Cell Death Processes

1st Edition - October 24, 2003

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  • Editor: Larry Nooden
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080492087

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Description

Programmed cell death is a common pattern of growth and development in both animals and plants. However, programmed cell death and related processes are not as generally recognized as central to plant growth. This is changing fast and is becoming more of a focus of intensive research. This edited work will bring under one cover recent reviews of programmed cell death, apoptosis and senescence.

Key Features

Summaries of the myriad aspects of cell death in plants
Discussion of the broadest implications of these disparite results
A unification of fields where there has been no cross talk
Enables easy entry into diverse but related lines of research

Readership

Advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and researchers in plant science, plant development, plant growth, plant physiology, plant pathology and related disciplines; libraries at institutions with strong programs in these and related areas.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    Death and Cell Differentiation
    Disease, Mechanisms, and Molecular Markers
    Gene Expression during Senescence
    Genes that Alter Senescence
    Senescence and Genetic Engineering
    Proteolysis
    Ethylene Signaling
    Jasmonates - Biosynthesis, Stress Responses and Development
    Programmed Cell Death and Related Processes
    Photosynthesis and Chloroplast Breakdown
    How Leaves Turn
    Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress
    Nutrient Resorption
    Whole Plant Senescence
    Autumnal and Trees
    Top Senescence in Perennials
    Phototoxicity
    Ultraviolet Effects
    Effects of Airborne Pollutants
    Physiology of Flower Senescence
    Postharvest Senescence of Vegetables
    Evolution and Demography of Whole Plant Senescence
    Flower Longevity
    Leaf Senescence
    Light and Senescence

Product details

  • No. of pages: 392
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2003
  • Published: October 24, 2003
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080492087

About the Editor

Larry Nooden

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

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