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Plant Promoters and Transcription Factors

  • Lutz Nover

Part of the Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation book series (RESULTS, volume 20)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Plant Transcription Systems

  3. Promoters Regulated by Stress and Developmental Signals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Klaus-Dieter Scharf, Tilo Materna, Eckardt Treuter, Lutz Nover
      Pages 125-162
    3. Karam B. Singh, Bei Zhang, Soma B. Narasimhulu, Rhonda C. Foley
      Pages 197-207
    4. Milo J. Aukerman, Robert J. Schmidt
      Pages 209-233
    5. Brendan Davies, Zsuzsanna Schwarz-Sommer
      Pages 235-258
    6. John C. Larkin, David G. Oppenheimer, M. David Marks
      Pages 259-275

About these proceedings

Introduction

The control of plant gene expression at the transcriptional level is the main subject of this volume. Genetics, molecular biology and gene technology have dramatically improved our knowledge of this event. The functional analysis of promoters and transcription factors provides more and more insights into the molecular anatomy of initiation complexes assembled from RNA polymerase and the multiplicity of helper and control proteins. Formation of specific DNA-protein complexes - activating or repressing transcription - is the crux of developmental or environmental control of gene expression. The book presents an up-to-date, critical overview of this rapidly advancing field.

Keywords

RNA anatomy biology cell cell differentiation development gene gene expression genetics molecular biology plant plants proteins signal transmission transcription

Editors and affiliations

  • Lutz Nover
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Molecular Cell BiologyUniversity of Frankfurt BiocenterFrankfurtGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-48037-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-22304-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48037-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-1844
  • Series Online ISSN 1861-0412
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