Cellular and Molecular Aspects of the Plant Hormone Ethylene: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, Agen, France, August 31-September 4, 1992

Cellular and Molecular Aspects of the Plant Hormone Ethylene: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, Agen, France, August 31-September 4, 1992

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ISBN-13: 9789048142491
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Series: Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture , #16
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ethylene Biosynthesis and Fruit Ripening.- Structural characteristics of ACC synthase isozymes and differential expression of their genes.- Monomeric and dimeric forms and mechanism-based inactivation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate synthase.- Characterization of the 1-aminocyclopropane- 1 -carboxylate (ACC) synthase isoenzymes (genes) in tomato.- Modifying fruit ripening by suppressing gene expression.- Cloning and expression analysis of an Arabidopsis thaliana 1-aminocyclopropane1-carboxylate synthase gene: pattern of temporal and spatial expression.- Relationship of ACC oxidase RNA, ACC synthase RNA and ethylene, in peach fruit.- Maximising the activity of the ethylene-forming enzyme.- Purification, characterization and subcellular localization of ACC oxidase from fruits.- Purification and characterization of ACC oxidase and its expression during ripening in apple fruit.- Mechanistic aspects of ACC oxidation to ethylene.- Apple ACC oxidase: Purification and characterization of the enzyme and cloning of its cDNA.- Biochemical and molecular characterization of ethylene-forming enzyme from avocado.- Identification of genes encoding EFE in tomato.- EFE multi-gene family in tomato plants: Expression and characterization.- Altered gene expression, leaf senescence, and fruit ripening by inhibiting ethylene synthesis with EFE-antisense genes.- Conversion of 1-aminocyclopropane- 1 -carboxylic acid to ethylene and its regulation by calcium in sunflower protoplasts.- Isolation of a ripening and wound-induced cDNA from Cucumis melo L. with homology to the ethylene-forming enzyme.- Isolation and characterisation of ethylene-forming enzyme genes from melon.- Immunocytolocalisation of ACC oxidase in tomato fruits.- Biochemical and immunocytological characterization of ACC oxidase in transgenic grape cells.- Effect of E8 protein on ethylene biosynthesis during tomato fruit ripening.- Expression of a bacterial ACC deaminase gene in tomato.- Stereospecific reaction of 1-aminocyclopropane-l-carboxylate deaminase.- Biochemical and molecular aspects of low oxygen action on fruit ripening.- Functional analysis of CX-Cellulase (endo-?-1,4-glucanase) gene expression in transgenic tomato fruit.- Inhibition of ethylene biosynthesis and suppression of cellulase and polygalacturonase in avocado fruit subjected to low oxygen storage.- Cold-induced climacteric rise of ethylene metabolism in Granny Smith apples.- Regulation by temperature of the propylene induced ethylene biosynthesis and ripening in “Hayward” kiwifruit.- Ethylene involvement in raspberry fruit ripening.- Effect of ethylene on sesquiterpene nootkatone production during the maturation-senescence stage in grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf).- Ethylene biosynthesis during the ripening of cherimoya (Annona cherimola, Mill).- Effects of CO2 on ethylene production by apples at low and high O2 concentrations.- High carbon dioxide treatment before storage as inducer or reducer of ethylene in apples.- ADH activity, via ethanol, affects ethylene production in tomato pericarp discs.- Two-dimensional protein patterns of cherimoya fruits during ripening.- Involvement of ethylene levels in delayed ripening of avocado cv. “Hass” at low temperature.- Relationship between polyamines and ethylene in cherimoya fruit ripening.- Modulation of gene expression under ethylene treatment in the latex of Hevea brasiliensis.- Immunodetection of ethylene-induced chlorophyllase from citrus fruit peel.- Ascorbate oxidase of Cucumis melo.- Ethylene Action.- Ethylene receptors.- Buckminsterfullerene (C60 buckyball) inhibition of ethylene release from senescing legume foliage and cut carnations.- Effect of diazocyclopentadiene (DACP) on cut carnations.- Reduced sensitivity to ethylene and delayed senescence in a group of related carnation cultivars.- In vitro study of ethylene binding sites in pea seedlings.- Stress Ethylene.- Fungal xylanase elicits ethylene biosynthesis and other defense responses in tobacco.- Stress ethylene in Hevea brasiliensis: Physiological, cellular and molecular aspects.- Wound ethylene synthesis in the stress-affected cells.- Ethylene in early signaling phenomena at the plant-microorganism interface.- Tomato ACC synthase: regulation of gene expression and importance of the C-terminal region in enzyme activity.- Regulation of ethylene synthesis in maize roots responses to stress.- Heavy metal induction of ethylene production and stress enzymes I. Kinetics of the responses.- Heavy metal induction of ethylene production and stress enzymes. II. Is ethylene involved in the signal transduction from stress perception to stress responses?.- Flooding resistance and ethylene. I. An ecophysiological approach with rumex as a model.- Flooding resistance and ethylene. II. Application of an advanced laser-driven photoacoustic technique in ethylene measurements on flooded rumex plants.- Flooding resistance and ethylene. III. The role of ethylene in shoot elongation of rumex plants in response to flooding.- Effect of saline stress on growth of 1ycopersiconesculentum plants and its relation with endogenous ethylene metabolism.- Ethylene biosynthesis in “Hayward” kiwifruit infected by Botrytis einerea.- Ethylene, stress and enzymatic activities in Hevea latex: the diversity of responses.- Molecular and physiological characterisation of the role of ethylene during pathogen attack of tomato fruit.- The use of antisense transgenic tomato plants to study the role of ethylene in responses to waterlogging.- Research on the diurnal courses of abscissic acid, 1-aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid and its malonyl conjugate contents in needles of damaged and undamaged spruces.- Flower Senescence. Abscission..- Hormonal and tissue-specific regulation of cellulase gene expression in abscission.- Changes in gene expression during leaf abscission.- Rapid ethylene-induced gene expression during petal abscission.- Abscission studies in a new mutant of navel oranges.- Ethylene regulation and function of flower senescence-related genes.- Cloning of ethylene biosynthetic genes involved in petal senescence of carnation and petunia, and their antisense expression in transgenic plants.- Interorgan regulation of post-pollination events in orchid flowers.- Roles of ethylene, ACC and short-chain saturated fatty acids in inter-organ communication during senescence of Cymbidium flowers.- The role of ethylene in the abscission and ripening of raspberry fruit Rubus idaeus cv Glen Clova.- Expression of two ACC synthase mRNAs in carnation flower parts during aging and following treatment with ethylene.- Promoting the activity of arginine decarboxylase and ornithine decarboxylase by ethylene and its significance to the control of abscission in citrus leaf explants.- Expression of EFE antisense RNA in tomato causes retardation of leaf senescence and most fruit ripening characteristics.- Growth, Development.- The role of ethylene in regulating growth of deepwater rice.- Gravity dependent ethylene action.- Ethylene and the growth of etiolated seedlings of lupinus albus L..- Various conditions of illumination and ethylene evolution.- Ethylene and vitrification of Fraxinus explants in vitro.- Stimulation of somatic embryogenesis in carrot by ethylene.- Relationship between ethylene and polyamine synthesis in plant regeneration.- Ethylene inhibits the morphogenesis of Vitis vinifera cuttings cultured in vitro.- Enhanced ethylene production by primary roots of Zea mays L. in response to sub -ambient partial pressures of oxygen.- Ethylene and phosphorylation of pea epicotyl proteins.- Knowledge of xylem sap flow rate is a pre-requisite for accurate estimates of hormone transport from roots to shoots.- Ethylene synthesis by fruit plants cultured in vitro.- Index of Authors.- Index of Keywords.

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