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Topics in Current Genetics

Cell and Molecular Biology of Plastids

Editors: Bock, Ralph (Ed.)

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  • Gives up-to-date overview on all aspects of plastids
  • Assesses state-of-the-art key technologies
  • Written by experts in the field
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The past two decades have witnessed an enormous progress in our understanding of plastid (chloroplast) biology. Basic principles of plastid biogenesis, genome structure and function, gene expression and its regulation as well as plastid-nuclear interaction and communication pathways have been elucidated. In addition, the possibility to directly alter the genetic information of the plastid by transformation has facilitated the study of virtually all aspects of plastid biology in vivo and, moreover, has paved the way to diverse applications of transgenic plastids in biotechnology.

The present book provides a comprehensive overview of our current knowledge on plastid biogenesis, plastid-nuclear communication, the regulation of plastid gene expression at all levels, and also assesses the state of the art in key technologies, such as proteomics and chloroplast transformation. Written by recognized experts in the field, it covers plastid differentiation and division, genome structure and function, plastid inheritance, recombination, DNA replication and repair, transcription, RNA processing and translation as well as crucial posttranslational processes in plastid biogenesis and function, including protein processing, the assembly of multiprotein complexes, protein stability and degradation, protein import and sorting.

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"As the title suggests, the emphasis of the book is on molecular aspects of plastid biology. … this volume gives an excellent overview of the progress and current status of molecular studies on plastids, particularly on chloroplast. The book is recommended for all plant molecular biologists, primarily for those working in plastid biology, photosynthesis, and biotechnology." (M. Tichý, Photosynthetica, Vol. 46 (3), 2008)


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cell and Molecular Biology of Plastids
Editors
  • Ralph Bock
Series Title
Topics in Current Genetics
Series Volume
19
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-75376-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-75376-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-75375-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09460-6
Series ISSN
1610-2096
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 524
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