2. Cryptochromes

  1. Garry C. Whitelam1 and
  2. Karen J. Halliday2
  1. Alfred Batschauer,
  2. Roopa Banerjee and
  3. Richard Pokorny

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch2

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

How to Cite

Batschauer, A., Banerjee, R. and Pokorny, R. (2007) Cryptochromes, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development (eds G. C. Whitelam and K. J. Halliday), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Botany, School of Biological Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145381

Online ISBN: 9780470988893

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Keywords:

  • cryptochromes;
  • arabidopsis thaliana;
  • chromophores;
  • photolyase;
  • phosphorylation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cryptochrome genes and their evolution

  • Cryptochrome domains, chromophores and structure

  • Cryptochrome biochemistry and spectroscopy

  • Expression and biological activity of cryptochromes

  • Cryptochrome signalling

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements