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Plant Hormone Signaling

Edited by Peter Hedden and Stephen Thomas 
Blackwell  August 2006  



Hardback  368 pp  ISBN 9781405138871      £155.00
Plant growth is regulated by developmental programmes that can be modified by environmental cues acting through endogenous signaling molecules including plant hormones.

This volume provides an overview of the biosynthesis, catabolism, perception and signal transduction of the individual hormone classes, followed by chapters on hormone distribution and transport, and the roles of hormone signaling in specific developmental processes. Particular attention is paid to the regulation of hormone signaling by environmental and developmental cues, sites of hormone metabolism and action, and interactions between hormone signaling pathways.

The book is directed at researchers and professionals in plant biochemistry and molecular biology.

Contents

  • Abscisic acid
  • Auxins
  • Brassinosteroids
  • Cytokinins
  • Ethylene
  • Gibberellins
  • Oxylipins
  • Salicylic acid
  • Hormone distribution and transport
  • Seed development and germination
  • Reproductive development
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