Book 2012

Metal Toxicity in Plants: Perception, Signaling and Remediation


ISBN: 978-3-642-22080-7 (Print) 978-3-642-22081-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Heavy Metal Bindings and Their Interactions with Thiol Peptides and Other Biological Ligands in Plant Cells

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-39

    Heavy Metal Perception in a Microscale Environment: A Model System Using High Doses of Pollutants

  4. Chapter

    Pages 41-63

    Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Metal Tolerance and Hyperaccumulation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 65-90

    Cadmium and Copper Stress Induce a Cellular Oxidative Challenge Leading to Damage Versus Signalling

  6. Chapter

    Pages 91-117

    Insights into Cadmium Toxicity: Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species Function

  7. Chapter

    Pages 119-142

    Exploring the Plant Response to Cadmium Exposure by Transcriptomic, Proteomic and Metabolomic Approaches: Potentiality of High-Throughput Methods, Promises of Integrative Biology

  8. Chapter

    Pages 143-164

    Proteomics as a Toolbox to Study the Metabolic Adjustment of Trees During Exposure to Metal Trace Elements

  9. Chapter

    Pages 165-186

    Proteomics of Plant Hyperaccumulators

  10. Chapter

    Pages 187-205

    Heavy Metal Toxicity: Oxidative Stress Parameters and DNA Repair

  11. Chapter

    Pages 207-225

    Protein Oxidative Modifications

  12. Chapter

    Pages 227-248

    Zn/Cd/Co/Pb P1b-ATPases in Plants, Physiological Roles and Biological Interest

  13. Chapter

    Pages 249-259

    Interference of Heavy Metal Toxicity with Auxin Physiology

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 261-264