8. Control of Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase in Plants

  1. William C. Plaxton1 and
  2. Michael T. McManus2
  1. Hugh G. Nimmo

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988640.ch8

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

Nimmo, H. G. (2006) Control of Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase in Plants, 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.ch8

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:

  • plants;
  • phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase;
  • crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM);
  • stomata;
  • phosphorylation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • PPCK genes and their roles

  • Signalling pathways that control PPCK expression in CAM and C4 plants

  • The ‘bacterial-type’ PEPC

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements