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Regulation of Chloroplast Biogenesis

  • Joan H. Argyroudi-Akoyunoglou

Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 226)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Regulation of Gene Expression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N1-N1
    2. J. D. Rochaix, M. Goldschmidt-Clermont, Y. Choquet, Y. Takahashi, M. Kuchka, J. Girard-Bascou et al.
      Pages 9-16
    3. Jörg Nickelsen, Kai Tiller, Claudia Fiebig, Andrea Eisermann, Gerhard Link
      Pages 17-22
    4. J. C. Gray, K.-H. Pwee, R. E. Slatter, P. Dupree
      Pages 23-29
    5. M. Széll, M. Szekeres, É. Ádám, E. Fejes, F. Nagy
      Pages 57-61
    6. S. Römer, A. Saint-Guily, F. Montrichard, M. L. Schantz, J. H. Weil, R. Schantz et al.
      Pages 63-69
    7. Kostas Triantaphyllopoulos, Joan H. Argyroudi-Akoyunoglou
      Pages 85-90
  3. Import of Nuclear-Coded Proteins into Chloroplasts and Mechanism of Chloroplast Protein Translocation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N2-N2
    2. Peter Weisbeek, Douwe de Boer
      Pages 125-134
    3. Kenneth Keegstra, Hsou-min Li, Jerry Marshall, Jennifer Ostrom, Sharyn Perry
      Pages 135-141
    4. Gayle Lamppa, Mark Abad, Steven Clark, John Oblong
      Pages 143-149
    5. Ruth M. Mould, Colin Robinson
      Pages 159-164
  4. Biosynthesis and Origin of Chloroplast Pigments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N3-N3
    2. Jacques Joyard, Maryse A. Block, Bernard Pineau, Roland Douce
      Pages 165-173
    3. R. Knaust, B. Seyfried, K. Kotzabasis, H. Senger
      Pages 205-210
    4. Kiriakos Kotzabasis, Klaus Humbeck, Horst Senger
      Pages 211-215
    5. M. Ryberg, N. Artus, B. Böddi, A. Lindsten, B. Wiktorsson, C. Sundqvist
      Pages 217-224
    6. Christer Sundqvist, Bengt Wiktorsson, Zhong Lin, Bela Böddi, Margareta Ryberg
      Pages 225-230
    7. B. Wiktorsson, M. Ryberg, C. Sundqvist
      Pages 231-234
    8. Fabrice Franck, Olga Górnicka, Kazimierz Strzałka
      Pages 235-240
    9. Jane Walmsley, Heather Adamson
      Pages 247-252
  5. Photosynthetic Unit Assembly and its Dynamic Regulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N4-N4
    2. Andreas Friemann, Hans Jürgen Schwarz, Wolfgang Hachtel
      Pages 271-276
    3. O. Lotan, Y. Cohen, S. Yalovsky, D. Michaeli, R. Nechushtai
      Pages 277-284
    4. Parag R. Chitnis, Nathan Nelson
      Pages 285-290
    5. Marcel A. K. Jansen, Alexandra R. J. Driesenaar, Hadar Kless, Shmuel Malkin, Autar K. Mattoo, Marvin Edelman
      Pages 303-311
    6. Joan Argyroudi-Akoyunoglou, Thalia Bei-Paraskevopoulou, Kostas Triantaphyllopoulos, Rania Anastassiou
      Pages 313-321
    7. J. Kenneth Hoober, Dawn B. Marks, Jerome L. Gabriel, Laurie G. Paavola
      Pages 323-330

About this book

Introduction

From July 28 to August 3, 1991, an International Meeting on the REGULATION OF CHLOROPLAST BIOGENESIS was held at the capsis Beach Hotel in Aghia Pelaghia, on the island of crete, Greece. The Meeting (Advanced Research Workshop-Lecture Course) was co-sponsored by NATO, FEBS and IUB, and was held under the auspices of the International society for Chloro­ plast Development, the Greek Ministry of Industry, Research and Technol­ ogy, and the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos". The Meeting focused on recent advances in the field of chloroplast biogenesis and the regulatory mechanisms underlined, and brought together over 120 experts and students of the field from 22 countries. The subject of chloroplast biogenesis has experienced great progress in recent years mainly thanks to the application of Molecular Biology techniques and methodology. New findings that emerge gradually unravel the regulatory mechanisms involved in the assembly, stabilization and growth of the photosynthetic units in thylakoids, the signal transduction chain leading from photoreception to gene expression, the transport of nuclear-coded proteins into stroma-soluble supramolecular enzyme complexes as well as thylakoid-bound supramolecular complexes, involved in light-energy transduction. It was the aim of this meeting to bring together experts and students coming from diverse disciplines (ranging from Botany and plant physiology to Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biotechnology), to discuss the recent advances in the field so that thorough exchange of ideas and working hypotheses would be achieved.

Keywords

Chloroplast algae biosynthesis biotechnology botanics development enzymes gene expression genes molecular biology physiology proteins signal transduction

Editors and affiliations

  • Joan H. Argyroudi-Akoyunoglou
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of BiologyNational Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”AthensGreece

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