Plant Electrophysiology: Methods and Cell Electrophysiology

Plant Electrophysiology: Methods and Cell Electrophysiology

by Alexander G. Volkov (Editor)


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This book compiles new findings from the work of internationally renowned experts in plant electrophysiology, biophysics, bioelectrochemistry, ion channels, membrane transport, imaging of water transport, photosynthesis, mechanosensors, osmotic motors, sensing and actuation in plants. First volume covers modern methods in plant electrophysiology and cell electrophysiology. Second volume deals with signal transduction and responses in plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642435928
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

At the roots of plant neurobiology.- Plant electrostimulation and data acquisition.- Plant response to stress: Microelectrode voltage clamp studies.- Application of non-invasive microelectrode flux measurements in plant stress physiology.- Intracellular measurements of the electrical properties of walled cells.- Making contact and measuring cellular electrochemical gradients.- Studying membrane transport processes by non-invasive microelectrodes: Basic principles and methods.- Multi-electrode array – a new approach to plant electrophysiology.- Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy.- Patch clamp techniques for plant cells.- pH banding in Charophyte algae.- Membrane excitation and cytoplasmic streaming as modulators of photosynthesis and proton flows in Characean cells.- Functional characterization of plant ion channels in heterologous expression systems.- Mechanism of passive permeation of ions and molecules through plant.

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