Book Details

The Structure and Function of Plastids

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-1-4020-4061-0

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This volume provides a comprehensive look at the biology of plastids, the multifunctional biosynthetic factories that are unique to plants and algae. The book is divided into five sections: (I): Plastid Origin and Development; (II): The Plastid Genome and Its Interaction with the Nuclear Genome; (III): Photosynthetic Metabolism in Plastids; (IV): Non-Photosynthetic Metabolism in Plastids; (V): Plastid Differentiation and Response to Environmental Factors. Each chapter includes an integrated view of plant biology from the standpoint of the plastid.


Subject: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Amino acid, Calcium, Chloroplast, Expression, Lipid, Protein, Transport, algae, metabolism, photosynthesis, physiology, regulation, transcription