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The Plant Cell Wall

1st Edition

By Jocelyn Rose


381 pages

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Hardback: 9780849328114
pub: 2003-09-05
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This volume provides an overview of the key advances in our understanding of plant cell walls over the last decade. It incorporates the advances of molecular biology and the identification of a rapidly growing number of genes and the proteins responsible for plant wall synthesis, restructuring, and degradation. The volume bridges the gap between the biochemistry-oriented cell wall literature and the new technology-driven approaches.


"A valuable introduction…an extremely valuable addition to the literature..[T]his is a well-referenced, well-indexed and well-produced book, which deserved to be very widely used."

-Annals of Botany, Vol. 94, No. 4, 2004

Table of Contents

The Plant Cell Wall Structure and Composition, M. O'Neill and W. York

Biophysical Characterization of Plant Cell Walls, R. Wilson and V. Morris

Immunological Analysis of Plant Cell Walls, P. Knox

Cell Wall Structural Proteins, T. Bacic

The Cell Wall-Plasma Membrane Interface and Signaling, B. Kohorn

Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis, S. Turner

Cell Walls and Plant Growth/Cell Expansion, D. Cosgrove

Cell Wall Disassembly, J. Rose

Secondary Cell Walls and Industrial Applications, A. Boudet

Plant Cell Walls in the Post-Genomic Era, H. Hofte

About the Series

Sheffield Annual Plant Reviews

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology