Signaling Pathways in Plants

Signaling Pathways in Plants

1st Edition - September 5, 2014

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  • Editors: Yasunori Machida, Chentao Lin, Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128019221
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128020159

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Description

This special issue of The Enzymes is targeted towards researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer. This volume discusses signaling pathways in plants.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Readership

Researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer

Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Chapter One: Regulatory Networks Acted Upon by the GID1–DELLA System After Perceiving Gibberellin
      • Abstract
      • 1 Gibberellin Perception System in Higher Plants
      • 2 Suppression of DNA-Binding Activity of TFs by DELLA (Trapping Function of DELLA)
      • 3 Transcriptional Regulation of Downstream Genes Via the Interaction of DELLA with Their Promoters (Direct Targeting Function of DELLA)
      • 4 Other Functions of DELLA Besides Transcriptional Regulation
      • 5 Future Perspectives
    • Chapter Two: Phosphorylation Networks in the Abscisic Acid Signaling Pathway
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 SnRK2: A Core Component in ABA Signaling
      • 3 MAPK Cascades in ABA Signaling
      • 4 Phosphoproteomic Approach to the Phosphorylation Network in ABA Signaling
      • 5 Future Perspectives
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Three: Action of Strigolactones in Plants
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Biosynthesis and Distribution of Strigolactones
      • 3 The Strigolactone Signaling Pathway
      • 4 Effect of Strigolactones on Plant Adaption to Environments
    • Chapter Four: Peptide Ligands in Plants
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Clavata3/Embryo surrounding region
      • 3 Systemin
      • 4 Hydroxyproline-Rich SlSys
      • 5 Plant Elicitor Peptide
      • 6 Phytosulfokine
      • 7 Plant Peptide Containing Sulfated Tyrosine 1
      • 8 Root Meristem Growth Factor
      • 9 Inflorescence Deficient in Abscission
      • 10 C-Terminally Encoded Peptide
      • 11 Epidermal Patterning Factor/EPF Like
      • 12 Lure
      • 13 S-Locus Cysteine-Rich Protein/S-Locus Protein 11
      • 14 Rapid Alkalinization Factor
      • 15 Xylogen
      • 16 Tapetum Determinant1
      • 17 Conclusions
    • Chapter Five: Florigen Signaling
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Identification of Florigen
      • 3 Structure of the FT Protein
      • 4 FT-Interacting Factors
      • 5 Florigen Activation Complex
      • 6 Molecular Mechanisms of FAC Formation: 14-3-3 as a Florigen Receptor
      • 7 Gene Networks Downstream of Florigen
      • 8 Pleiotropic Functions of the FT Family
      • 9 Molecular Function of the FT Protein
      • 10 Intercellular Transport of FT
      • 11 Photoperiodic Regulation of Florigen Gene Expression
      • 12 Natural Variation in Flowering Time Genes
      • 13 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Six: Signaling Pathway that Controls Plant Cytokinesis
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 The NACK-PQR Pathway: A MAP Kinase Cascade that Positively Regulates Plant Cytokinesis
      • 3 Functions of Cytokinetic Kinesin NACK Are Dually Regulated by CDKs
      • 4 Effectors Controlled by the NACK-PQR Pathway
      • 5 Future Prospects
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Seven: Cryptochrome-Mediated Light Responses in Plants
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Physiological Responses Mediated by Plant Cryptochromes
      • 3 Perspectives
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Eight: Multiple Roles of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase and Its Regulation
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 H+-ATPase and Stomatal Movements
      • 3 H+-ATPase and Hypocotyl Elongation
      • 4 Evolution of the H+-ATPase
      • 5 Concluding Remarks
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Nine: Structure and Function of the ZTL/FKF1/LKP2 Group Proteins in Arabidopsis
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 The Circadian Clock Regulation by ZTL
      • 3 Photoperiodic Flowering Regulation by FKF1
      • 4 General LOV Chemistry
      • 5 LOV Domain Photocycle
      • 6 ZTL Group Protein Structure and Function
      • 7 Perspectives
      • Acknowledgments
    • Author Index
    • Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 298
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: September 5, 2014
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128019221
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128020159

About the Serial Volume Editors

Yasunori Machida

Affiliations and Expertise

Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Chentao Lin

Chentao Lin is a professor at University of California, Los Angeles

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Fuyu Tamanoi is a biochemist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine and UCLA College faculty since he joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics in 1993. He became a full professor in 1997.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

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