4. Metabolite Transporters in the Control of Plant Primary Metabolism

  1. William C. Plaxton1 and
  2. Michael T. McManus2
  1. Mechthild Tegeder and
  2. Andreas P. M. Weber

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988640.ch4

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

Tegeder, M. and Weber, A. P. M. (2006) Metabolite Transporters in the Control of Plant Primary 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.ch4

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;
  • organelles;
  • plant growth;
  • biosynthesis;
  • substrates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Photoassimilation and assimilate transport in source cells

  • Nitrogen assimilation

  • Amino acid and isoprenoid metabolism

  • Sucrose and amino acid loading into the phloem for long-distance transport

  • Phloem unloading in sinks and assimilate transport to developing seeds

  • Assimilate transport and metabolism in sink cells

  • Concluding remarks

  • Acknowledgements