Annual Plant Reviews: Plant Polysaccharides, Biosynthesis and Bioengineering, Volume 41

Annual Plant Reviews: Plant Polysaccharides, Biosynthesis and Bioengineering, Volume 41

Editor(s): Peter Ulvskov

Published Online: 23 NOV 2010 05:56AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405181723

Online ISBN: 9781444391015

DOI: 10.1002/9781444391015

About this Book

Plant Polysaccharides, an exceptional new volume in Wiley-Blackwell's successful Annual Plant Reviews series, covers the polysaccharides and proteins that form the fundamental architecture of the plant cell wall, and the genes that encode the cellular machinery that synthesizes them.

The volume focuses on the evolution of the many families of genes whose products are required to make a particular kind of polysaccharide, bringing attention to the specific biochemical properties of the proteins to the level of kinds of sugar linkages they make.

Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout, this exceptional new volume provides cutting edge up-to-date information on such important topics as cell wall biology, composition and biosynthesis, glycosyltransferases, hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins, enzymatic modification of plant cell wall polysaccharides, glycan engineering in transgenic plants, and polysaccharide nanobiotechnology.

Drawing together some of the world's leading experts in these areas, the editor, Peter Ulvskov, has provided a landmark volume that is essential reading for plant and crop scientists, biochemists, molecular biologists and geneticists. All libraries in universities and research establishments

where plant sciences, agriculture, biological, biochemical and molecular sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this important volume.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Dissection of Plant Cell Walls by High-Throughput Methods (pages 43–64)

      Staffan Persson, Iben Sørensen, Isabel Moller, William Willats and Markus Pauly

    3. Chapter 6

      Glycosyltransferases of the GT8 Family (pages 167–211)

      Yanbin Yin, Debra Mohnen, Ivana Gelineo-Albersheim, Ying Xu and Michael G. Hahn

    4. Chapter 10

      Glycosyltransferases of the GT47 Family (pages 265–283)

      Naomi Geshi, Jesper Harholt, Yumiko Sakuragi, Jacob Krüger Jensen and Henrik Vibe Scheller

    5. Chapter 11

      The Plant Glycosyltransferase Family GT64: In Search of a Function (pages 285–303)

      Ellinor Edvardsson, Sunil Kumar Singh, Min-Soo Yun, Agata Mansfeld, Marie-Theres Hauser and Alan Marchant

    6. Chapter 13

      Hydroxyproline-Rich Glycoproteins: Form and Function (pages 321–342)

      Marcia J. Kieliszewski, Derek T. A. Lamport, Li Tan and Maura C. Cannon

    7. Chapter 16

      Production of Heterologous Storage Polysaccharides in Potato Plants (pages 389–408)

      Xing-Feng Huang, Jean-Paul Vincken, Richard G. F. Visser and Luisa M. Trindade

    8. Chapter 18

      Polysaccharide Nanobiotechnology: A Case Study of Dental Implant Coating (pages 425–449)

      Marco Morra, Clara Cassinelli, Giovanna Cascardo, Hanna Kokkonen, Juha Tuukkanen, Claudio Della Volpe, Stefano Siboni, Giordano Segatta, Marco Brugnara and Giacomo Ceccone

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