Phospholipases in Plant Signaling, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642420117
  • ISBN-13: 9783642420115
  • DDC: 574.19253
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 228 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This volume focuses on recent advances in the biochemical and molecular analysis of different families of phospholipases in plants and their roles in signaling plant growth, development and responses to abiotic and biotic cues.The hydrolysis of membrane lipids by phospholipases produces different classes of lipid mediators, including phosphatidic acid, diacylglycerol, lysophospholipids, free fatty acids and oxylipins. Phospholipases are grouped into different families and subfamilies according to their site of hydrolysis, substrate usage and sequence similarities. Activating one or more of these enzymes often constitutes an early, critical step in many regulatory processes, such as signal transduction, vesicular trafficking, secretion and cytoskeletal rearrangements. Lipid-based signaling plays pivotal roles in plant stress responses, cell size, shape, growth, apoptosis, proliferation, and reproduction.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Plant Phospholipase Families and Derived Messengers.
2: PLD: Phospholipase Ds in Plant Signaling.
3: PI-PLC: Phosphoinositide-Phospholipase C in Plant Signaling.
4: NPC: Nonspecific Phospholipase Cs in Plant Functions.
5: Phosphatidic Acid as Lipid Messenger and Growth Regulators in Plants.
6: pPLA: Patatin-Related Phospholipase as with Multiple Biological Functions.
7: sPLA2 and PLA1: Secretory Phospholipase A2 and Phospholipase A1 in Plants.
8: Phospholipase Signalling in Response to Environmental Stresses.
9: Phospholipase Ds in Plant Response to Hyperosmotic Stresses.
10: Phospholipases in Nitric Oxide-Mediated Plant Signaling.
11: Phospholipases in Plant Response to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Availability.
12: Phospholipases in Plant Biotic Interactions.
13: Phospholipase A in Plant Immunity.
14: Lipases in Signaling Plant Defense Responses.