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Bioengineering and Molecular Biology of Plant Pathways Volume 1

Edited by Hans J. Bohnert, Henry Nguyen and Norman Lewis 
Pergamon  2008  



Hardcover  504 pp  ISBN 9780080449722      £103.00
The first in a new series of botanical reviews covering Advances in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Of interest to postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Contents

Dedication
Contributors to Volume 1
Introduction to the Series and Acknowledgements
Preface to volume 1
Prologue

  • Metabolic Organization in Plants: A Challenge for the Metabolic Engineer, Nicholas J. Kruger, George R. Ratcliffe
  • Enzyme Engineering, John Shanklin
  • Genetic Engineering of Amino Acid Metabolism in Plants, Shmuel Galili, Rachel Amir, Gad Galili
  • Engineering Photosynthetic Pathways, Akiho Yokota, Shigeru Shigeoka
  • Genetic Engineering of Seed Storage Proteins, David R. Holding, Brian A. Larkins
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Cellulose Biosynthesis in Plants: Prospects for Genetic Engineering, Inder M. Saxena, Malcolm R. Brown Jr.
  • Metabolic Engineering of the Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Vegetable Oils, Edgar B. Cahoon, Katherine M. Schmid
  • Pathways for the Synthesis of Polyesters in Plants: Cutin, Suberin, and Polyhydroxyalkanoates, Christiane Nawrath, Yves Poirier
  • Plant Sterol Methyltransferases: Phytosterolomic Analysis, Enzymology, and Bioengineering Strategies, Wenxu Zhou, Henry T. Nguyen, W. David Nes
  • Engineering Plant Alkaloid Biosynthetic Pathways: Progress and Prospects, Toni M. Kutchan, Susanne Frick, Marion Weid
  • Engineering Formation of Medicinal Compounds in Cell Cultures, Fumihiko Sato, Yasuyuki Yamada
  • Genetic Engineering for Salinity Stress Tolerance, Ray A. Bressan, Hans J. Bohnert, P. Michael Hasegawa
  • Metabolic Engineering of Plant Allyl/Propenyl Phenol and Lignin Pathways: Future Potential for Biofuels/Bioenergy, Polymer Intermediates, and Specialty Chemicals? , Daniel G. Vassao, Laurence B. Davin, Norman G. Lewis

Author Index
Subject Index

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