Signaling and Communication in Plants

Receptor-like Kinases in Plants

From Development to Defense

Editors: Tax, Frans, Kemmerling, Birgit (Eds.)

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  • Recent research findings on individual receptor kinases function are presented
  • Focuses on the roles of receptor kinases, their signaling pathways, and the ways in which they are regulated
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Sequencing projects have revealed the presence of at least several hundred receptor kinases in a typical plant genome.  Receptor kinases are therefore the largest family of primary signal transducers in plants, and their abundance suggests an immense signaling network that we have only just begun to uncover.  Recent research findings indicate that individual receptor kinases fulfill important roles in growth and development, in the recognition of pathogens and symbionts or, in a few examples, in both growth and defense. This volume will focus on the roles of receptor kinases, their signaling pathways, and the ways in which these important signaling proteins are regulated. 

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Receptor-like Kinases in Plants
Book Subtitle
From Development to Defense
Editors
  • Frans Tax
  • Birgit Kemmerling
Series Title
Signaling and Communication in Plants
Series Volume
13
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-23044-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-23044-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-23043-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44798-3
Series ISSN
1867-9048
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 316
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