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Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis; An Introduction to the Photocontrol of Plant Development.

Harry Smith

Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis; An Introduction to the Photocontrol of Plant Development.

by Harry Smith

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Published by Mcgraw-Hill (Tx) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages220
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Open LibraryOL7297626M
ISBN 100070840385
ISBN 109780070840386

Phytochrome responses • angiosperms and gymnosperms • seed germination • hypocotyl hook opening • internode extension • photoperiodism • flower induction • anthocyanin synthesis • bud dormancy • sun/shade plant responses in natural settings.   The phytochrome interacting factors (PIFs), a small group of basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors, repress photomorphogenesis both in the dark and light. Light signals perceived by the phytochrome family of photoreceptors induce rapid degradation of PIFs to promote photomorphogenesis. Here, we show that HECATE (HEC) proteins, another small Cited by:

  Light is vital for photosynthesis, but is also necessary to direct plant growth and development. Light acts as a signal to initiate and regulate photoperiodism and are two light-sensing systems involved in these responses, the blue light sensistive system and the red light sensitive or phytochrome system.   The importance of light to normal plant growth and development cannot be overstated. As sessile photoautotrophs, plants depend on efficient light capture to compete and reproduce successfully within a relatively restricted geographical realm. For this purpose, these organisms have evolved very.

Abstract. A common feature of phytochrome in almost all plants examined is its rapid degradation upon photoconversion of the red light (R)-absorbing form (Pr) to the far-red light (FR)-absorbing form (Pfr) (Pratt ; Jabben and Holmes ). Phytochromes control many aspects of plant development. They regulate the germination of seeds (photoblasty), the synthesis of chlorophyll, the elongation of seedlings, the size, shape and number and movement of leaves and the timing of flowering in adult plants. Phytochromes are widely expressed across many tissues and developmental ro: IPR


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Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis; An Introduction to the Photocontrol of Plant Development by Harry Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis; An Introduction to the Photocontrol of Plant Development. (): Smith, Harry: BooksCited by: To perceive the light environment several receptor pigments have evolved, including the red/far-red reversible phytochrome and the blue/UV-absorbing photoreceptors (Part 1).

The quantification of light (Part 2) and importance of instrumentation for photomorphogenesis research are introduced in Part : Paperback.

To perceive the light environment several receptor pigments have evolved, including the red/far-red reversible phytochrome and the blue/UV-absorbing photoreceptors (Part 1).

The quantification of light (Part 2) and importance of instrumentation for photomorphogenesis research are introduced in Part 3. Green plants, and ultimately all forms of life, depend on the energy of sunlight fixed during photosynthesis.

Unlike animals that use behaviour to find food, sedentary plants use physiology to optimize their growth and development for light absorption. Much of the information available about the behaviour of phytochrome in plants can be brought together into a model involving association of the pigment with by: Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis.

Plant way of life revisited Plants, like all organisms, must be able to monitor and respond to environmental conditions. For example, a dark-grown seedling "knows" that it has a limited time to get to light until it runs out of energy.

In response, an "etiolated" plant exhibits a variety of features in. Phytochromes and photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis duration of light are continuously monitored by the plant and the information gained is used to modulate all aspects of plant development.

Phytochrome nuclear accumulation is the earliest detectable light response. Akira Nagatani's group reported 15 years ago that Arabidopsis phyB contains putative nuclear localization signals (NLSs) and could be localized to the nucleus [].Subsequent studies using phytochromes fused with a fluorescent protein tag confirmed these earlier results and further demonstrated that the Cited by: Phytochrome-mediated photomorphogenesis in plants Article in Journal of Plant Biology 50(3) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Light and Plant Development presents the Proceedings of the 22nd University of Nottingham Easter School in Agricultural Science. It discusses the spectral sensitivity of inhibition of flowering by light. It addresses the action spectrum for leaf enlargement and stem growth inhibition.

Photomorphogenesis and skotomorphogenesis are two key events that control plant development, from seed germination to flowering and senescence. A group of wavelength-specific photoreceptors, E3 ubiquitin ligases, and various transcription factors work together to regulate these two critical : Sharanya Tripathi, Quyen T.

Hoang, Yun-Jeong Han, Jeong-Il Kim. ADVERTISEMENTS: In plants, there is a photo reversible pigment which is called phytochrome (P), chromophoric protein, and exists in two forms: one which absorbs red (Pr) and the other one which absorbs far-red light (Pfr).

Bestowed with such a versatility of the molecule, several bio-chemicals, physiological and morphogenetic responses can be regulated in the plants. Photomorphogenesis: Brief idea of short day, division, enlargement and differentiation. Increase in the number and size of cells by itself cannot account for the development of an organized plant.

For example, when a seed is sown, it does not become a larger seed but it grows as a seedling. Phytochrome is a photo-receptor molecule. Smith, Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis: An Introduction to the Photocontrol of Plant Development, McGraw-Hill, London ().

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(et al.) Preview Buy Chap19 Photocontrol of Fungal Development. Pages Gressel, J. (et al.). ADVERTISEMENTS: The below mentioned article provides a detailed view on photomorphogenesis in Plants.

After reading this article you will learn about 1. Two main categories of plant responses to light signals and 2. Photoreceptors. Light is an important environmental factor which controls growth and development in plants.

Besides. A major phytochrome regulating de-etiolation reaction in R light, phyB also mediates R/FR reversible responses and is one of the four light-stable phytochromes (Li et al., ).The only light-labile phytochrome phyA mainly mediates photomorphogenic reactions in FR light (Li et al., ).PhyA induces flowering, and regulates seed germination, seedling photomorphogenesis Cited by: 7.

Phytochrome B (phyB) is the primary red light photoreceptor in plants, and regulates both growth and development. The relative levels of phyB in the active state are determined by the light Cited by:   Purchase Light and Plant Development - 1st Edition.

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Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis: An Introduction to Photocontrol of Plant Development Harry Smith Published by McGraw-Hill Book .In developmental biology, photomorphogenesis is light-mediated development, where plant growth patterns respond to the light is a completely separate process from photosynthesis where light is used as a source of energy.

Phytochromes, cryptochromes, and phototropins are photochromic sensory receptors that restrict the photomorphogenic effect of .J. Photochem. PhotoOl. B: Biol., 11 () News and Views Photomorphogenesis - a term designating photoregulation or photocontrol by plants Snezana Obrenovic Institute for Biological Research ` Sini a Stankovie, mvemOBelgrade (Yugoslavia) The list of photobiological disciplines adopted by both the European [ 1 ] and American [2 ] Societies of Cited by: 1.