Lipids in Photosynthesis

Lipids in Photosynthesis

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Lipids in Photosynthesis: Essential and Regulatory Functions, provides an essential summary of an exciting decade of research on relationships between lipids and photosynthesis. The book brings together extensively cross-referenced and peer-reviewed chapters by prominent researchers. The topics covered include the structure, molecular organization and biosynthesis of fatty acids, glycerolipids and nonglycerolipids in plants, algae, lichens, mosses, and cyanobacteria, as well as in chloroplasts and mitochondria. Several chapters deal with the manipulation of the extent of unsaturation of fatty acids and the effects of such manipulation on photosynthesis and responses to various forms of stress. The final chapters focus on lipid trafficking, signaling and advanced analytical techniques. Ten years ago, Siegenthaler and Murata edited qLipids in Photosynthesis: Structure, Function and Genetics, q which became a classic in the field. qLipids in Photosynthesis: Essential and Regulatory Functions, q belongs, with its predecessor, in every plant and microbiological researcher's bookcase.Essential and Regulatory Functions Hajime Wada, Norio Murata ... Chloroplasts should therefore contain all of the enzymes and substrates to produce SQDG. ... to characterize SQDG synthase and to determine its localization on the interior surface of the chloroplast inner envelope ... The proposed reaction mechanism for SQDG synthesis are derived from the reaction intermediate and the structural anbsp;...

Title:Lipids in Photosynthesis
Author:Hajime Wada, Norio Murata
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-11-07


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