Mitochondrial Genes and their Expression in Higher Plants

  • C. J. Leaver
  • L. K. Dixon
  • E. Hack
  • T. D. Fox
  • A. J. Dawson
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 63)


Many of the major changes which occur during growth and differentiation of higher plants are associated with, or dependent upon, marked changes in mitochondrial number, structure and activity. However, very little is known about either the genes which code for mitochondrial proteins, nor the environmental, physiological and genetic factors which regulate mitochondrial biogenesis and coordinate it with development of the plant cell.


Mitochondrial Genome Mitochondrial Gene Cytoplasmic Male Sterility Mitochondrial Biogenesis Mitochondrial Gene Expression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Leaver
    • 1
  • L. K. Dixon
    • 1
  • E. Hack
    • 1
  • T. D. Fox
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. J. Dawson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghScotland
  2. 2.Cornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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