13. Control of Sulfur Uptake, Assimilation and Metabolism

  1. William C. Plaxton1 and
  2. Michael T. McManus2
  1. Malcolm J. Hawkesford,
  2. Jonathan R. Howarth and
  3. Peter Buchner

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988640.ch13

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 22: Control of Primary Metabolism in Plants

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 22: Control of Primary Metabolism in Plants

How to Cite

Hawkesford, M. J., Howarth, J. R. and Buchner, P. (2006) Control of Sulfur Uptake, Assimilation and Metabolism, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 22: Control of Primary Metabolism in Plants (eds W. C. Plaxton and M. T. McManus), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988640.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biology, Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Institute of Molecular Bio Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130967

Online ISBN: 9780470988640

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Keywords:

  • metabolism;
  • sulfur;
  • protein synthesis;
  • sulfolipids;
  • photosynthetic capacity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sulfate uptake and distribution

  • The assimilatory pathway - activation and reduction

  • Control of flux through the assimilatory pathway - cysteine synthesis

  • Control of flux to the various sinks after cysteine biosynthesis

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements