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Plant Proteomics

Edited by Christine Finnie 
Blackwell  August 2006  



Hardback  272 pp  ISBN 9781405144292      £140.00
The proteome comprises all protein species resulting from gene expression in a cell, organelle, tissue or organism. By definition, proteomics aims to identify and characterise the expression pattern, cellular location, activity, regulation, post-translational modifications, molecular interactions, three dimensional structures and functions of each protein in a biological system.

In plant science, the number of proteome studies is rapidly expanding after the completion of the Arabidopsis thaliana genome sequence, and proteome analyses of other important or emerging model systems and crop plants are in progress or are being initiated. Proteome analysis in plants is subject to the same obstacles and limitations as in other organisms, but the nature of plant tissues, with their rigid cell walls and complex variety of secondary metabolites, means that extra challenges are involved that may not be faced when analysing other organisms.

This volume aims to highlight the ways in which proteome analysis has been used to probe the complexities of plant biochemistry and physiology. It is aimed at researchers in plant biochemistry, genomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics who wish to gain an up-to-date insight into plant proteomes, the information plant proteomics can yield and the directions plant proteome research is taking.

Contents

  • Plant Proteomics: Challenges and Resources
  • Proteomic Analysis of Post-translational Modifications by mass spectrometry
  • Strategies for the investigation of protein-protein interactions in plants
  • Proteomics of disulphide and cysteine oxidoreduction
  • Structural Proteomics
  • Cereal Proteomics
  • Proteome analysis for the study of developmental processes in plants
  • Surveying the Plant Cell Wall Proteome, or Secretome
  • Proteomics of plant mitochondria Index

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