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Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plant Lipids - John Peter Williams

Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plant Lipids

By: John Peter Williams (Editor), Mobashsher Uddin Khan (Editor), Nora Wan Lem (Editor)

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The 12th International Symposium on Plant Lipids was held at the University of Toronto, Canada, from July 7th to 12th, 1996. The conference was attended by over 200 scientists from university, government and corporate laboratories from 24 different countries. The topics covered in the symposium ranged from basic physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology of plant lipids to transformation and genetic engineering of crop plants. Oil seed plants were a particular focus of the symposium. There were 62 oral and 96 posters presentations. A special lecture in memory of the founder of this series of symposium, Terry Galliard, was presented by John Shanklin. This Proceedings Book has been dedicated to Grattan Roughan for his important contributions to our knowledge of plant lipid metabolism. This volume contains manuscripts submitted from most of the presentations at the symposium. It provides a useful summary of the major fields of plant lipid studies and our present state of knowledge. The papers are arranged in eight sections covering the major areas in the field of plant physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology of plant lipids. We would like to thank Valerie Imperial, Rajesh Khetarpal and Mary Williams for their invaluable help in organizing and running the meetings and excursions. John P. Williams, Mobashsher U. Khan and Nora W. Lem Toronto, Canada, October 1996 xvii DEDICATION This volume is dedicated to Grattan Roughan.

`The book is a must for all scientists in plant lipid research and a valuable source of information for plant physiologists, biochemists and plant molecular biologists.' Journal of Plant Physiology, 152:1 `The volume is addressed to scientists and PhDstudents, actively involved in a lipid research. Also, it may be recommended to those academic teachers who are looking for a critical review of what is going in certain lipid research areas.' Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 2:3 (1998)

Preface
Fatty Acid Biosynthesis
Glycerolipid Biosynthesis
Membranes
Isoprenoids and Sterols
Environmental Effects on Lipids
Lipid Degradation
Oil Seeds and Fruits
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780792343790
ISBN-10: 0792343794
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 28th February 1997
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79