9. Control of Sucrose Biosynthesis

  1. William C. Plaxton1 and
  2. Michael T. McManus2
  1. Elspeth Macrae and
  2. John Lunn

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988640.ch9

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

Macrae, E. and Lunn, J. (2006) Control of Sucrose Biosynthesis, 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.ch9

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:

  • biosynthesis;
  • sucrose;
  • gene expression;
  • metabolism;
  • phosphoglucose isomerase (PGI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathways of sucrose biosynthesis in leaves

  • Control of sucrose biosynthesis - the precursors

  • The committed enzymes of sucrose biosynthesis

  • Integrated pathway control

  • Future perspectives